Road closed following collision between LGV and motorcycle

road closed following collision between lgv and motorcycle

Emergency services have been called to a section of  the A3057 this evening following a serious collision between a Large goods vehicle and two motorcycles.

Police have closed off a section of  the A3057 Leckford Lane, Stockbridge just outside the Leckford and Longstock golf course.

Emergency services were called to the scene just after 5pm this evening.  The Hampshire and Isle of Wight  Air Ambulance also attended the scene and landed on the 10th hole at the golf course.

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The driver of the lorry   has been detained  by Police officers. He has been arrested  over the death of the Biker.  The collision between the flat bed Hi-ab Large good vehicle and two off-road bikes took place just outside the entrance of the clubhouse.

Police and paramedics battled to save one of the riders who sadly died at the scene.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Crews two appliances from Andover and a Rescue Support Vehicle (RSV) from Redbridge attended the incident and carried out scene safety.

The road this evening remains closed whilst Police crime and collision scene investigators piece together how the fatal incident happened.

A Spokesman for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police said “Shortly after 5:15pm this evening a lorry was involved in a collision with two motorbikes at the entrance to the golf club. Sadly one of the motorcyclists, a 63 year-old man from Southampton died of his injuries. The other motorcyclist has been taken to Southampton General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

A 57 year-old man from Tidworth in Wiltshire has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving as part of this investigation and is helping police with their enquiries.”

Anyone  who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Hampshire Police in 101. quoting : operation canoe