UPDATE: Motorcyclist in South Molton collision named

THE motorcyclist who died in a collision near South Molton on Friday has been named as Humphrey Rowbotham from Bristol. The 43-year-old died at the scene after his bike was involved in a collision with a white van on the A399 about half a mile from Newtow

THE motorcyclist who died in a collision near South Molton on Friday has been named as Humphrey Rowbotham from Bristol.

The 43-year-old died at the scene after his bike was involved in a collision with a white van on the A399 about half a mile from Newtown Bridge.

Police were called by South Western Ambulance Service at 1.50pm and the road was closed for several hours, with traffic diverted around the scene. The Devon Air Ambulance also attended.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it is asked to call the police on 08452 777444 quoting log number 552 210809.


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