A DORSET motorcyclist died after crossing into the opposite carriageway of he A350 and crashing with an Audi Q5.

Wiltshire Police attended the collision on the A350, 75 yards south of the junction to Motcombe village yesterday at approximately 2.35pm.

For reasons currently unknown, a motorbike which was travelling south along the A350 towards Dorset crossed into the opposite carriage way and hit a car travelling northbound.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 30s from Dorset, died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

The road was closed for several hours to allow investigators carry out enquiries and reopened at approximately 10pm.

And police have now appealed for witnesses to the incident, including anyone with dash cam footage to get in touch.

If you can help, call 101 and quote log number 215 of September 12.