Man killed in motorbike collision near Malmesbury

A man has been killed and another seriously injured in a motorbike accident near Malmesbury in Wiltshire.

Emergency services were called to a layby near the Burton Hill junction of the A429 at about 08:30 BST.

A pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and a male motorcyclist was airlifted to Bristol's Frenchay Hospital with serious injuries.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said the man was in a serious but stable condition.

The road is currently closed in both directions either side of the Burton Hill junction.

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