Motorcyclist dies in M4 crash in Wiltshire

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash on the M4 in Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Police said the rider of the maroon Suzuki had lost control between junctions 16 and 15 on the eastbound side at about 21:30 BST on Friday.

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene after leaving the road, going into a ditch and hitting a tree.

The eastbound carriageway was closed for five hours, the force spokesman said. Officers are appealing for witnesses.

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