Motorcyclist in his 20s dies in crash in Brampton

A motorcyclist in his 20s has died after hitting a tree this afternoon.

The man, who was riding a black Suzuki motorbike, is reported to have hit a tree close to Brampton church, near Beccles, on the A145 London Road at 1.20pm.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: 'Officers attended along with ambulance personnel but, after considerable efforts to try and save him, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

'The road is currently closed, with diversions in place, while an investigation gets underway.'

The spokesman added: 'We are asking anyone who may have seen the incident, or the motorcycle, which was heading towards the A12, prior to the crash to call PC Andy Smith at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at police headquarters on 101.'

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