A WILTSHIRE motorcyclist has died after a crash with a van on the A338 yesterday.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm at Collingbourne Kingston.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 50s from the Marlborough area was travelling southbound along the A338 when the collision with a Peugeot Partner van took place.

The driver of the van was taken to Salisbury District Hospital with minor injuries. 

The road was closed for around six hours to allow for collision investigators to attend the scene. 

A Wiltshire Police spokeswoman said: “Our thoughts are with his family at this time and they are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer."