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Biker dies after crash at village in Devon

Biker dies after crash at village in Devon

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 11:48am 13th May 2019. (Updated at 2:01pm 13th May 2019)

A 21-year-old biker has lost his life after a serious crash at a village in Devon.

The man's motorbike and a car collided on the A39 at Lynton on Saturday.

Members of the public and an off-duty nurse carried out CPR but, tragically, he died at the scene.

Devon and Cornwall Police are urging anyone who saw something after 4pm to come forward.

"Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A39 at Lynton on Saturday [11 May] in which a motorcyclist died.

"Emergency services were called at 4.20pm following the collision between a black Peugeot 308 and a blue Kawasaki ZXR 400 motorcycle near Brendon.

"The motorcycle rider, a 21-year-old man from Minehead, sustained fatal injuries. Members of the public and an off duty nurse performed CPR but he was pronounced at the scene by an air ambulance doctor.

"The occupants of the car were uninjured.

"The A39 was closed until 9.55pm while a forensic examination of the scene was conducted.

"Officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Team are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

"Please contact 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 621 of 11/05/19".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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