Motorcyclist dies after head-on crash with bus in Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Traffic queues towards Devizes on the A361 this morning Traffic queues towards Devizes on the A361 this morning

A motorcyclist from the Devizes area died this morning after a head-on collision with a bus at Prison Bridge, Devizes.

Emergency services were called at 7.40am and the male motorcyclist was taken by land ambulance to the Royal United Hospital, Bath. 

At first police described his injuries as life threatening but they later confirmed that he has died.

There were about six passengers on the bus but neither they or the bus driver were injured.

Diversions are in place via the A342 Dunkirk Hill and into Rowde and via the B3101 Marsh Lane linking to the A361 at Caen Hill, where traffic was having difficulty getting through.

Police say the A361 at Bath Road and Caen Hill in Devizes will remain closed until 12.30pm.

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2:54am Mon 21 Jul 14

trowbridge52 says...

therewas a young lady with the man on the motor bike who sat with him after the accident god bless hrr for being with the man x
therewas a young lady with the man on the motor bike who sat with him after the accident god bless hrr for being with the man x trowbridge52
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