Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Biker killed and second hurt in TT course crash

A motorcyclist has died and a second is in hospital after a collision with a rubbish truck on the Isle of Man.

The crash happened on the A3 St Johns to Kirk Michael Road at Cronk-y-Voddy at about 07:00 BST on Monday.

Police said the lorry and two bikes were travelling on the TT course road towards Kirk Michael when the lorry stopped and the vehicles collided.

The rider of a Suzuki motorbike died at the scene and the rider of a Yamaha was taken to Nobles Hospital.

The occupants of the other vehicle were uninjured.

The road was closed for about eight-and-a-half hours while police carried out enquiries at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, or the vehicles before the incident, is being urged to contact the Isle of Man Constabulary.

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