Two motorcyclists involved in fatal crash

By Contributor in Community News

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a fatal motorcycle collision at Launceston last week, which involved a man from Beaworthy and a man from Tavistock.

Emergency services were called at 11.10pm last Thursday (April 6) after a collision between two motobikes on the B3362 at Lezant.

One of the riders, a 49-year-old man from Beaworthy, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other motorcyclist, an 18-year-old man from the Tavistock area, was airlifted to Derriford Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police closed the road for seven hours while a specialist forensic examination of the scene was carried out.

Officers from the Plymouth Roads Policing Team are appealing for witnesses to the collision and would also like to hear from anyone who saw the motorcycles travelling on the B3362 prior to the incident.

Anyone who can assist the police is asked to make contact by calling 101 or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log number 986 of 06/04/17.

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