Motorcyclist Dies in Crash.

11 June 2010, 15:22 | Updated: 11 June 2010, 15:27

A man riding a motorcycle has died in a crash near Blandford Forum.

Dorset police were called out along with the Air Ambulance Service to the A357 after a blue Rover saloon car collided with a motorbike, at around 12:30 this afternoon (Friday).

A woman's being treated for injuries at the Dorset County hospital.

Both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions at the time. The car was being driven south towards Shillingstone, while the motorbike was heading north, towards Sturminster Newton.

Officers investigating are trying to work out how the motorists collided. They're appealing for witnessess who might have seen the collision, or either of the vehicles being driven before the fatal crash happened.

Anyone who know more can contact Dorset Police in confidence, on 01202 222 222 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.