A MOTORCYCLIST from Yeovil has died following a crash yesterday (March 9).

The collision happened at around 6.50pm when the 54-year-old man was travelling towards Yeovil on the B3151 at Midney, near Somerton, when he was involved in a collision with a Ford Transit van travelling in the opposite direction.

The motorcyclist was taken to Yeovil District Hospital but died later that evening.

His family are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer.

An investigation is ongoing and any witnesses should call police on 101.