Dorset

Motorcyclist dies in crash with car on A354

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash with a car in Dorset.

Matthew Light was riding a Kawasaki bike when it collided with a Suzuki Swift on the A354 near Swallows Rest, between Weymouth and Dorchester.

Emergency services were called at about 13:30 GMT but the 50-year-old from Weymouth could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 52-year-old man from Dorchester, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road has been reopened after investigations by police.

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