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Fairford bike crash victim dies
Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a motorbike rider who was injured in a crash in Fairford says the Gloucestershire Constabulary web site.
The rider, a 42 year-old man from Kempsford, was hurt when his Kawasaki ZX 750 bike was in collision with a blue Vauxhall Astra on Whelford Road at around 4.30pm on Thursday November 10.
The bike had been travelling towards Kempsford after leaving the A417 when it was in collision with the car near the Whelford Industrial Estate.
The rider was taken to Swindon Hospital where he died on Tuesday November 15.
The driver of the Astra, a 24 year-old woman from Fairford, and the front seat passenger, a 58 year-old man from Fairford, suffered minor injuries.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash; in particular the occupants of a white van believed to have been travelling behind the motorbike at the time the incident took place.
Anyone with information is asked to call Cirencester police on 0845 090 1234 quoting incident number 395 of November 10
: 21/11/2005 14:52:51
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