Leicester

Biker dies in Leicestershire tractor crash

A man has died in a collision between a tractor and a motorcycle in Leicestershire.

The crash happened on the A4304 Lutterworth Road near to the entrance to Buckwell Lodge in North Kilworth, early on Sunday afternoon.

The air ambulance was called but the motorcyclist, believed to be in his 60s, died of his injuries.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit have appealed for witnesses.

Det Con Seamus Burns said: "The tractor was travelling in the direction of North Kilworth and the motorcyclist was travelling in the opposite direction towards Walcote at the time of the collision.

"We would urge anyone who was travelling along the A4304 on Sunday afternoon to contact us if they witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles beforehand."

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