Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Motorcyclist dies after Isle of Wight car crash

A motorcyclist has died after he was seriously injured in a collision with a car on the Isle of Wight.

The accident happened on the B3401 crossroads in Calbourne at about 1710 GMT on Wednesday.

Police said the 45-year-old man, who was from Cowes, was taken to St Mary's Hospital on the island where he later died.

The 72-year-old female driver of a Citroen car from East Cowes was taken to hospital with spinal injuries.

The motorcyclist was approaching the crossroads as he travelled from Freshwater towards Newport when the crash happened.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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