Published: October 20, 2012
Highbridge lorry driver arrested after fatal crash in Gloucestershire

A Highbridge lorry driver has been arrested following a crash on Saturday (October 20th) in which a motorcyclist was killed.

The lorry collided with a black Kawasaki motorbike on the A38 in Quedgeley, Gloucestershire just before 9am this morning.

A 43 year-old motorcyclist from Stroud was killed and his pillion passenger, a 21 year-old woman, was also seriously injured and is being treated in Frenchay Hospital for what police described as "life-threatening injuries".

Gloucestershire Police confirmed that a 48-year-old Highbridge lorry driver had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

The A38 was closed for three hours while officers investigated the scene. Their enquiries are ongoing.

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