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Motorcyclist dies after collision with car near Wellington
A MOTORCYCLIST died following a collision with a car near Wellington last night (August 29).
The incident happened at around 7.10pm at Quarts Moor in Wrangway.
Two fire engines from Wellington and a rescue tender from Taunton attended the scene along with police and ambulance crews.
A spokesperson form Avon and Somerset Police said: "Two cars were travelling along the road in the direction of Hemyock. The car in front wanted to turn right into a roadside parking area.
"A motorcycle, which was following both cars, passed the second and following car and was then in collision with the car waiting to turn right. The rider was thrown from his bike.
The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s from the Somerset area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Collision investigators are now appealing for the public's help.
Any witnesses should call police on 101.
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