A MOTORCYCLIST died following a collision on a Somerset road yesterday evening (Monday, December 27).

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage to the incident in Paulton just before 6.30pm.

The motorcyclist left the road and collided with a post in Hallatrow Road, near the junction with Downsway.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "Despite being given CPR at the scene by members of the public and paramedics, the rider sadly died from his injuries."

If you saw this incident, or have any information or footage that would assist the police investigation, call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221302974.