Motorcyclist dies in hospital after Martinstown crash

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An 84-year-old motorcyclist has died in hospital four days after he was seriously hurt in a crash in Dorset.

The man, from Wales, was riding through Martinstown near Dorchester when he struck a kerb and was thrown off his bike on Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester with life-threatening injuries.

Nobody else was thought to have been involved in the accident, police said. The road was shut for nearly two hours.

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