Berkshire

Telegraph pole crash quad bike rider dies

A quad bike rider who crashed into a telegraph pole on a Berkshire road has died.

The crash happened on the Maidenhead-bound carriageway of the A308 Marlow Road, near to the Robin Hood pub, on Thursday afternoon.

The rider, who is believed to be a man in his 50s from Maidenhead, left the road and struck the pole.

The carriageway was closed for four hours while police investigated the incident.

Thames Valley Police appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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