Motorcyclist killed in Eastern Road crash named

POLICE have named the Gosport motorcyclist who died in a serious crash on the Eastern Road on Wednesday morning.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 2:36 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:54 am
Police have named Gary Martin as the man killed in the collision on the Eastern Road on Wednesday morning PPP-161027-144632001

Gary Martin, 52, died after his Yamaha moped collided with a Mitsubishi pick-up truck at the Kirpal Road junction with Eastern Road in Portsmouth.

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Mr Martin was rushed to the Queen Alexandra Hospital with life-threatening injuries by paramedics after the collision at 6.28am.

However, he passed away later in the day as a result of his injuries.

Police have asked that anyone who has information about the collision, or has dashcam or headcam footage to call Sergeant Richard Grant on 101 quoting 44160404303.