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Motorcyclist killed in collision near Beckhampton is named

Written by Peter Davison on .

The A361 from Beckhampton Roundabout towards Devizes Image courtesy of GoogleThe A361 from Beckhampton Roundabout towards Devizes Image courtesy of GoogleThe motorcyclist killed in a collision near Beckhampton has been named as 31-year-old Iain Jones.  He lived in Beckhampton.

Formal identification was announced by Wiltshire Police late on Friday afternoon (March 10.)  The police investigaiton into the crash is still ongoing.

Emergency services attended the collision between the motorcycle and a van on the A361 between Beckhampton roundabout and Bishops Cannings at 7.30am on Tuesday, March 7.

Mr Jones died at the scene.

The Honda GL motorcycle and the van, a Ford Transit both caught fire following the collision.

The driver of the van, a man from Devizes, sustained only minor injuries and attended hospital as a precaution.

Road closures were put in place while collision investigators attended the scene. The scene remains closed at this time while debris is cleared from the carriageway.

Anyone who witnessed the collision who has not already spoken to police, should call 101.