Somerset

Portishead crash: Biker dies in collision near M5

A369 to Portishead
Image caption The crash happened on Sunday on the A369 to Portishead

A motorcyclist has died in a crash on a major road off the M5.

The bike collided with a car on the A369 Portbury Hundred in Portishead at about 09:30 GMT.

Emergency workers attempted to save the rider but he died at the scene shortly after they arrived.

The car driver was treated for treated in hospital for a wrist injury and bruising. Four children also in the car were not hurt. The road has since reopened.

Avon and Somerset Police had been carrying out investigations at the scene.

The force has also appealed for witnesses and dash-cam footage.