POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the A3052 at Sidford, near Sidmouth, on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to Stevens Cross at Sidford just after 7.10pm to reports of a single-vehicle collision.

A police spokesperson said: ‘The collision involved a motorcycle, and the male rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.

‘Police are continuing inquires to locate next of kin.

‘The road was closed for approximately six hours to allow for a forensic examination of the scene and recovery of the vehicle.

‘Officers from the Roads Policing Team are appealing for witnesses.

‘If you witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help with inquiries, please contact police via our website at https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/contact or by calling 101 quoting log 0772 of 4 February.