Motorcyclist dies in Southampton crash

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist died following a collision in Shirley High Street, Southampton. At around 5.30pm today a blue Kawasaki motorcycle was in collision with a grey Vauxhall Astra in Shirley Road near the junction with Cawte Road.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The Astra driver, a 27-year-old man, was uninjured. He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and remains in custody.

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