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Motorcyclist dies in Southampton collision

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Southampton.

The man, in his 50s, was riding a Kawasaki when he was in collision with a Vauxhall Astra on Shirley Road at the junction with Cawte Road.

He suffered head injuries in the accident at around 17:30 BST and died later in Southampton General Hospital.

The Astra driver, a 27-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He remains in police custody.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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