Motorcyclist killed in crash with van in Leicestershire

A man has died after his motorbike was involved in a road traffic collision with a transit van over the weekend.

The accident happened on the A5199 near Husbands Bosworth on Saturday 5 May, shortly after 2.30pm.

The man was riding along Leicester Road towards Husbands Bosworth when he was involved in a collision with a silver Ford Transit van, near the entrance to the Armourgeddon Military Museum.

The motorcyclist, who hasn’t been named, was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was injured in the collision.

Officers investigating the accident are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the vehicles beforehand to contact them.

They are particularly keen for anyone who may have dashcam footage of either vehicle prior to the collision to get in touch with them.

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If you can help police with their investigation please contact them by calling 101, quoting incident number 379 of 5 May.