Teenager dies after major A4 Bath Road crash between Bristol and Keynsham
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A teenager died in a serious crash on the A4 Bath Road between Brislington and Keynsham yesterday (June 23), Avon and Somerset Police have confirmed.
The road was shut from between the junction with the McDonald’s restaurant in Brislington to the Hicks Gate roundabout from around 3.45pm following the incident involving a Yamaha motorbike and a blue Vauxhall vehicle. It was closed for much of the night as investigations took place, reopening this morning.
Today, police have confirmed that the 18-year-old motorcyclist involved sadly died at the scene, despite paramedics being called to the scene.
Insp Tom Fitzpatrick said: “I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the young man’s family during such a tragic time. Our specially-trained family liaison officer will be offering the family support over the coming weeks.
“We are appealing for the public’s help following this tragic collision.
“If you were travelling on the A4 Bath Road and witnessed the incident, have dashcam footage or saw either a Yamaha motorcycle or a blue Vauxhall Crossland in the time leading up to the collision, please get in touch with us.”
To report any information, contact 101 and quote reference 5223147737.