Motorcyclist, 60, dies in crash

South Molton man collided with stationary van

A 60-year-old South Molton motorcyclist has died following an accident yesterday evening (Sunday).

Arthur Leslie Slack was travelling towards Alswear on the B3137, when he collided with a stationary and unattended van at around 5.30pm.

The impact is thought to have caused him to fall into the path of an oncoming vehicle causing further injury.

Mr Slack was pronounced dead a short time later by paramedics at the scene.


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The road was closed for around seven hours while emergency services and police collision investigators carried out their work.

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