Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision involving a van and a motorbike on the A456 Bewdley bypass late yesterday afternoon.

At around 5.45pm a white Mercedes Vito van and a green Kawasaki Ninja motorbike collided.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 47-year-old man, sadly died at the scene.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed, or have dash-cam footage, of either the collision itself or the vehicles in the minutes beforehand.

Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact PC Phil Jinks in the serious collision investigation unit on sciusouth@westmercia.police.uk or 01905 973097 quoting incident number 334i of 2 June 2024.