Dorset

Motorcyclist dies in three-vehicle Shaftesbury crash

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Image caption The crash happened on the B3091 near Shaftesbury shortly before 08:30 GMT on Tuesday

A motorcyclist has died in a three-vehicle crash in Dorset.

The crash, also involving a Mercedes C180 and a Volkswagen Polo, happened on the B3091 near Shaftesbury shortly before 08:30 GMT on Tuesday.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 35-year-old man from Sturminster Newton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a woman in her 60s from Shaftesbury, sustained minor injuries. The Mercedes driver, aged in his 50s, was unhurt.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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