Motorcyclist dies in crash
A MOTORCYCLIST from Stroud has been killed in a crash on the A38.
The 43-year-old man died at the scene at Quedgeley after a collision with a lorry.
A 21-year-old Stonehouse woman who was riding pillion is in a serious but stable condition at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
The crash happened just before 9am on Saturday on the bypass between Cole Avenue and Waterwells Drive.
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The lorry and black Kawasaki motorbike collided as they were travelling down the northbound side of the carriageway near the Kingsway junction.
Police closed the road for more than three hours, and traffic quickly built up along the B4008 and surrounding area.
The lorry driver, from Highbridge in Somerset, was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was released on bail until January.
Witnesses who have not spoken to police should call 101.