Motorcyclist Dies After Hitting Parked Lorry
4 October 2010, 11:15 | Updated: 5 October 2010, 11:43
A man’s died after driving his motorbike into a parked lorry just off the A3 at Petersfield.
It happened at about 3.30pm on Sunday (3rd October) on the northbound carriageway.
One lane of the A3 and the lay-by were closed for seven hours as police conducted an examination of the scene and recovered the motorcycle.
Derry Wilkinson, 39, died in the accident , the film producer, from south west London, and founder of the Sticky Moon production company, was riding a BMW motorcycle.
Senior Investigating Officer, Sgt Wayne Voller from Fratton Roads Policing Unit, said:
"We have yet to establish how the motorcyclist came to be travelling at such high speed in the lay-by and I would ask anyone who saw the collision, or who has any relevant information, to get in touch.”
Anyone with any information should call Sgt Voller at Fratton Roads Policing Unit on 101. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.
Those calling from outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight should use 0845 045 45 45.