Motorcyclist dies in Hedge End collision with tractor


A motorcyclist has died after his bike collided with a tractor in Hampshire.

The crash took place in Bubb Lane, Hedge End, on Sunday afternoon. The 37-year-old man from Bitterne died at the scene.

The tractor driver, a 32-year-old man from Upham, has been arrested along with a 57-year-old man from Eastleigh.

They were held on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving and have been bailed until January 2011.

The road was closed for six hours while road crash investigators examined the scene.

Police said they wanted to hear from anyone who might have see either the blue and white Yamaha motorbike or the green John Deere tractor prior to the crash.

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