Motorcyclist dies following collision in Forest of Dean

Stroud News and Journal: Motorcyclist dies following collision in Forest of Dean Motorcyclist dies following collision in Forest of Dean

POLICE are appealing for information after a motorcyclist died following a collision in the Forest of Dean.

The crash happened on the A48 near to the National Diving and Activity Centre at Tidenham at around 5.15pm on Sunday July 6.

The motorcycle carrying the rider and pillion passenger, both men, were travelling from Sedbury when it left the road. The rider was taken to Southmead hospital in Bristol with serious injuries. Sadly he died of his injuries in the early hours of July 7. The passenger was also taken to Southmead for treatment for leg injuries described as not life changing.

The road was closed for around four hours as officers carried out investigations.

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