A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on a road between Andover and Whitchurch last night.

The incident happened at around 5.15pm on Tuesday evening on the B3400 in Hurstbourne Priors.

The rider, a man in his 20s from Andover, was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Central Ambulance Service had been called to the incident at 5.15pm. Two ambulance officers and a rapid response vehicle, plus a Critical Care Car and Air Ambulance from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance attended the scene.

Police were also present and have since issued an appeal for more information following the incident.

A statement from Hampshire Constabulary read: “Were you travelling in the vicinity around this time? Did you see a blue Suzuki GSF motorbike?

“If you can help, and particularly if you have any dash cam footage, please get in touch by calling 101 and quoting Operation Trainer.”