Motorcyclist Dies In Crash Near Dorchester

Police are investigating a fatal motorbike crash in Dorset.

A spokesman from Dorset Police said:

"At 1.38pm today, Monday 18 November 2013, Dorset Police received a report of a fatal road traffic collision at Swallows Rest on the Ridgeway, near Dorchester.

"A green Kawasaki motorbike was in a collision with a red Suzuki Swift car. The rider of the motorbike, a 50-year-old man from Weymouth, sadly died at the scene.

"Next of kin and the Coroner have been informed.

"The driver of the Suzuki, a 52-year-old man from Dorchester, was taken to Dorset County Hospital with minor injuries.

"Any witnesses to the incident or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved prior to the collision are asked to contact PC Kevin Farenden from the Traffic Unit on 101 quoting the incident number 18:208."

 

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Matt Wilkinson

1pm - 4pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Matt Wilkinson

On TV: 24 Reasons We Heart Christmas!

2pm - 4pm

Watch heart TV

  • S Club 7 Never Had A Dream Come True

    15:49

    iTunes

  • East 17 Stay Another Day

    15:44

    iTunes

  • Jona Lewie Stop The Cavalry

    15:36

    iTunes

  • Lady Antebellum A Holly Jolly Christmas

    15:34

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Advertise Advertise in Dorset

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter