Swadlincote motorcyclist dies in A444 Derbyshire crash

A 31-year-old Derbyshire motorcyclist has been killed and his passenger seriously hurt in a crash.

The motorbike and a Mitsubishi truck collided at about 16:10 BST on Sunday on the A444 Acresford Road in Overseal.

Derbyshire Police said the rider, from Swadlincote, died at the scene. His pillion suffered multiple injuries and was airlifted to a hospital in Coventry.

The driver of the pickup truck was unharmed in the crash.

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