A COLLISION that killed a youth near Bishop's Waltham is being investigated.

The incident happened on Botley Road, Curdridge, on Friday evening (January 14) at around 6.10pm when a blue Volkswagen Caddy was in collision with a black Yamaha motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. He has not been named.

His family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a woman in her 50s, was not injured.

The road was closed for about five hours while emergency services dealt with the incident but has since fully reopened.

The police want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened or has dash cam footage of the incident or the moments leading up to it.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 44220018096, Operation Orient. Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/