Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Teenage motorcyclist dies after crash near Whitchurch

Whitchurch junction Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened at a junction on a country road near Whitchurch

A teenage motorcyclist has died following a crash on a country road.

Police said 16-year-old was in collision with a Mercedes van near Whitchurch, Hampshire, at 07:23 BST.

The teenager, from the local area, died a short time later in hospital. The van driver and his passenger, both 31-year-old men from Reading, were uninjured.

Police closed roads around the scene of the crash at the junction of Harroway and Bloswood Lane.

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