From West Mercia Police:

We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Hereford on Friday (23 April) afternoon.

Officers were called at 4.05pm to reports that a black and chrome Kawasaki motorbike and a green Fendt tractor collided on the B348 at the Thruxton junction towards Arkstone Court, Clehonger.

Sadly, the man in his  50s travelling on the motorbike, was pronounced deceased at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Ambulance and air ambulance also attended the scene. Road closures were in place while emergency services were in attendance.

PC Lee Palmer from West Mercia Police said: “Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this difficult time.”

He continued: “While investigations are ongoing, we are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident and may have dash-cam footage to please come forward.”

Any witnesses are asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 427i of 23 April 2021.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.