Police name crash victim

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A MOTORCYCLIST who died following a crash on a rural road has been named by police.

Scott Lewis, from Petersfield, was riding a Kawasaki motorbike that collided with a Vauxhall Corsa on the A272 near the village of Privett, between Petersfield and the West Meon Hut pub.

The 32-year-old died at the scene of the crash, which happened at about 8am on Tuesday.

The driver of the Corsa, a 61-year-old Havant man, was not injured in the crash.

He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention but later released on bail.

Contact Sergeant Rob Heard at the Road Death Investigation Team at Eastleigh with information on 101 quoting Operation Olivewood.