Motorcyclist killed on A371
A motorcyclist was killed on the A371 near Axbridge today (25 May). Emergency services were called out to the accident at about 1.40pm after a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.
Sadly the motorcyclist died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed. A specially-trained family liaison officer is providing them with support.
The A371 between Cheddar and Axbridge was closed this afternoon while investigative work was carried out. It was reopened at about 7.35pm.
Avon and Somerset police would like to hear from anyone who witnesses the collision. If you did or if you have dashcam footage please call 101. Give the call-handler with reference number 5223122142.