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'We couldn't believe what we were seeing'. Driver's anger at biker's dangerous stunt

A driver has been left shocked and angry after seeing a motorcyclist riding dangerously on a Hampshire motorway.

The biker was filmed driving down the M27 for more than two miles and not holding the handlebars.

He is seen waving his arms around as if he's drumming or dancing. Police say they will track him down.

Biker filmed not holding handlebars on the M27

The motorcyclist was captured on a driver's dash cam Credit: ITV Meridian

A motorcyclist has been filmed driving down the M27 for more than two miles without holding the handlebars.

The rider, waving his arms around as if he was dancing or drumming, was captured on another driver's dash board camera.

Hampshire Police say they will be tracking the motorcyclist down.

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White winged intruder brings traffic to a standstill on busy motorway

Credit: Hants Roads Policing

Hampshire Police have revealed the reason for delays on the M27 this morning were caused by a swan taking a wander across the road.

It made the unscheduled trip across three lanes at around 9am causing what police described as a 'slight delay' for motorists.

Traffic was brought to a halt to allow the swan to cross safely.

M27 crash victim named

Robert Simmonds at a scooter rally on the Isle of Wight in 2010 Credit: Hampshire Police

Police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died in a collision on the M27 on Wednesday.

He was Robert Simmonds, 49-years-old, of Blackmoor Walk in Havant.

At around 6.40am, the Suzuki Bandit motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a high-sided skip lorry or similar at junction five on the westbound carriageway.

Mr Simmonds was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have released a statement which said: "The family are devastated by this tragic news. Rob was an experienced motorcyclist and loved to live life to the full. He will be missed by everyone who knew him."

Police are continuing their appeal for information about the collision and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed it or saw any vehicle involved prior to it.

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Police release details of M27 fatal crash

A HGV and motorbike crash on the M27 westbound yesterday morning (Wednesday, August 14), led to a the death of a man in his 40s. Police say he was from the Havant are and will not name him yet.

A 50-year-old man from Southampton who was arrested yesterday afternoon in connection with the collision has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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