Biker killed in crash with car in Gloucestershire

A 44-year-old motorcyclist from Coleford has been killed in a crash near St Briavels in Gloucestershire.

A police spokesman said the man's bike had collided with a car on the A466 Wye Valley Road, near the Florence Country House Hotel at 1200 BST.

A man and woman from the car were taken to hospital in Abergavenny with minor injuries but were released later.

The road was closed for several hours to allow a investigation into the accident to take place.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision between the BMW motorbike and the Volvo car is asked to contact police collision investigators," the force spokesman added.

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