Accident near Templecombe

A man was airlifted to hospital after a collision on the A357 at around 8.15 this morning (28 September). The collision happened at Horsington near Templecombe. He was riding a black Suzuki Bandit 600cc motorbike which collided with a wall and then a grey Kia Picanto. The woman driver of the Kia was uninjured. However the motorcyclist’s condition is currently described as potentially life-threatening. His next of kin are aware.

The road has been shut all day to allow accident investigators to do their work. It is expected to reopen soon.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle in the moments before the collision, or who has any dashcam or other footage which could help. Please call 101 and give the reference 5223236553.

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