Man dies in road crash

A MOTORCYCLIST died in a crash in Bedford Road, Houghton Regis, near Thorn Road, on Sunday, July 24.

The 57-year-old man, who has not yet been named, had been riding a red Triumph motorbike involved in an accident with a Mercedes car shortly after 9.15am.

Police say the car had just completed a three-point turn and had begun travelling along the road when the collision happened.

The car driver, a 30-year-old woman, was not hurt.

A full investigation into the accident is under way.

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PC David Clarke, the officer in charge, would like to speak to anyone who saw the accident but has not yet spoken to the police.

Witnesses are urged to contact PC Clarke at the Beds and Herts roads policing unit, on 01438 757500 or text 07786 200011.

> One woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail.