Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Moped driver dies in Portsmouth truck crash

A moped rider has died following a crash with a pick-up truck in Portsmouth.

The crash happened on Eastern Road shortly after 06:00 BST. The man, 52, from Gosport, was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital but died of his injuries, Hampshire Police said.

The truck driver was uninjured.

Surrounding roads were closed following the crash, causing traffic disruption during the morning rush hour. All routes have since re-opened.

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