Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Rider dies in Southampton as motorbike hits barrier

Paul Whitlock
Image caption Paul Whitlock was taken to hospital but later died

A motorcyclist died after his bike left the road and hit a barrier in Southampton.

Paul Whitlock, 40, was taken to Southampton General Hospital following the incident in Third Avenue but died of his injuries.

The crash happened at 17:20 BST and the road remained closed into the evening while officers inspected the scene.

Hampshire Constabulary said the man's family had been informed and are appealing for witnesses.

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