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Police name biker who died after crash near A38

Police name biker who died after crash near A38

Published by Emma Carton at 7:09am 15th January 2020. (Updated at 8:14am 15th January 2020)

Police have named the biker who died in a crash off the A38, just a week after New Year.

Christopher Snape lost his life after the head on collision at Plympton.

The 37-year-old's motorbike, a car and a truck hit on a back road near the Deep Lane junction.

Paramedics rushed to the scene on Monday 6th January but, tragically, he could not be saved.

Anyone who saw something just before 5pm on that day is being urged to come forward.

"A motorcyclist who died in a collision in Plympton, Plymouth, on Monday 6 January has been named as 37-year-old Christopher Snape.

"Emergency services were called at 4.50pm following a collision involving three vehicles on an unclassified road between Deep Lane and Plympton Hill.

"The collision involved a silver Triumph Street Triple RX motorcycle, a black Ford Focus Titanium and a white Scania breakdown truck.

"The motorcycle was involved in head-on collision with the Focus.

"Mr Snape, from Plympton, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk, or by phone on 101, quoting log 535 of 6th January".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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