Motorcyclist dies in crash in Bournemouth

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Credit: ITV News Meridian

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.The incident happened on Belle Vue Road at around 12.57pm on Sunday 30 May 2021. It involved a black Honda HR-V car and a black Suzuki motorcycle.The motorcycle rider – a 43-old man from Bournemouth – was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have not been informed yet, but the coroner has been notified.The driver of the car, a Christchurch man in his 60s, was uninjured.

43-old man from Bournemouth died at the scene Credit: ITV News Meridian

A road closure was in place to allow emergency services to attend the incident and investigate the scene.Police Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit, said: “My thoughts are with the family and friends of the motorcycle rider who very sadly died. A thorough investigation is taking place to establish the full circumstances of this collision."