Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Biker dies in A31 New Forest crash

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a car in Hampshire's New Forest.

Three bikers were travelling north off the A31, near the Ocknell camping and caravan site at Fritham, when the crash happened on Tuesday evening.

The lead motorcyclist of the group, a 50-year-old man, collided with a Honda car travelling in the opposite direction. He died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 29-year-old woman, was treated at the scene for shock.

All three bikers had been riding Norton motorcycles and police are appealing for witnesses.

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