Tewkesbury teenager dies in motorbike collision

A 17-year-old boy has died following a single-vehicle collision in Tewkesbury on Tuesday night and police are appealing for witnesses.

Police were called at 7.20pm to reports of a Yamaha motorbike leaving the Tewkesbury Road in Deerhurst.

Emergency services attended and a boy from Tewkesbury was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin and the coroner have been informed.

Officers investigating the collision are keen to hear from anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage or who witnessed the incident and have not yet spoken to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote incident 444 of April, 13.

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