Whitwell crash: Motorcyclist dies and passenger critically injured
A motorcyclist has died and his passenger critically injured in a collision with a van.
Police were called at 20:47 BST on Wednesday to the crash at the junction of Southford Lane and Newport Road near Whitwell, Isle of Wight.
The 62-year-old rider was pronounced dead at the scene and a 58-year-old woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police said the pair may have come from a bikers' event on Military Road.
Officers said the collision also involved a yellow Volkswagen Transporter van but no details about the driver have been released.