A man in his 20s from Poole who was reported to have been travelling as part of a group of four motorcycles died at the scene of a collision on the A353 Preston Road at Osmington Hill on Tuesday 4 May at around 5pm.
The man was riding a blue Yamaha.
Sergeant Rhys Griffiths, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the young man who sadly died. We will be carrying out a full investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision.
“From our enquiries, it is believed the motorcyclists travelled from Greenhill in Weymouth, along Preston Beach Road and then up to Osmington Hill prior to the collision.
“I would urge any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who has captured anything relevant on dashcam, to please contact us if you have not already spoken to police.
“I would also like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place. These closures were absolutely necessary to allow the emergency services to respond and for a thorough examination of the scene to be carried out.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email at email@example.com or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210069909. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.
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