A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash near Williton on Tuesday afternoon.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision which happened at 4.35pm and left the road closed for several hours.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A Mercedes Sprinter and a Honda Hornet 600c motorcycle were travelling in the same direction along the A358 when they were involved in a collision.

"The motorcyclist sadly died later in hospital."

Anyone who was in the area at the time of incident and may be able to assist with police enquiries is asked to ring 101 and quote the reference number 5219/156175.