Police issue A35 dash-cam plea after motorbike rider dies in Axminster crash

Police are appealing for dash-cam footage after a motorcyclist aged in his 40s died in a crash on the A35 in Axminster.

The two-vehicle collision at Taunton Cross, near Shute, on Wednesday, June 29, involved a white-coloured VW Transporter and a black-coloured BMW R1250 GS Adventure bike.

Emergency services were called at around 10.43am.

Devon and Cornwall Police has now issued a new plea for anyone with dash-cam footage who travelled the route that day, or before it, to come forward.

The force says a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation.

Officers are appealing to anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving that route on Wednesday, June 29, and anytime proceeding that date to come forward…

A police spokesperson said:  “As a result of the collision, the rider of the BMW motorbike suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

“A full forensic investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the cause of this collision.

“Officers are appealing to anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving that route on Wednesday, June 29, and anytime proceeding that date to come forward.”

“Anyone with dashcam footage is asked to contact police quoting log number 210 of 29th June 2022.”

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