Motorcyclist dies in road crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after losing control of his bike and colliding with a lorry. Just after 10pm last night (Thursday) police and paramedics were called to a road traffic collision between a red Honda motorbike and a 7.5 tonne recovery truck on the B6

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after losing control of his bike and colliding with a lorry.

Just after 10pm last night (Thursday) police and paramedics were called to a road traffic collision between a red Honda motorbike and a 7.5 tonne recovery truck on the B655 Hitchin to Hexton road.

Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist, who was from Knebworth, dead at the scene.

A spokesman for Bedfordshire Police said: "He died because he lost control, for whatever reason, and he and the bike ended up under the wheels of a truck."

The driver of the lorry was uninjured.

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