Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Biker dies in tractor collision near Basingstoke

A man has died after a collision between a motorcyclist and a tractor in Hampshire.

The crash happened on the A339 at the junction to Southrope in Herriard, near Basingstoke, on Saturday morning.

The 23-year-old motorcyclist, from Leighton Buzzard, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where he later died.

The tractor driver, a 16-year-old boy from Basingstoke, was uninjured and police are appealing for witnesses.

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