Maidstone biker dies in motorway crash

A 44-year-old motorcyclist has died after his bike struck a crash barrier on the M20 motorway in Kent.

The man from Maidstone was returning from Surrey on his Suzuki bike when the crash happened, at 19:00 BST on Friday.

He was riding in a dedicated feeder lane on the coast-bound carriageway at junction six, when he appeared to lose control, Kent Police said.

The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and struck a lamppost.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police.

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