THE B3089 through Dinton has now reopened after it was closed to allow police to carry out further investigations following a fatal collision. 

The closure was lifted at around 1.15pm. 

An update from police said: "We are pleased to report that the B3089 is now full reopened."

The road through the village and the surrounding roads and residential streets that join the B3089 in Dinton were closed to prevent traffic joining.

A statement issued by Wiltshire Police earlier today said: "We are closing the B3089 today through the village of Dinton as our investigation into Wednesday (22/12) night’s fatal collision continues.

"The road through the village and the surrounding roads and residential streets that join the B3089 in Dinton will be closed to prevent traffic joining.

"This is so officers can conduct further investigations.

"The closure will be in place from 11am and is expected to last for two hours, but we will update as soon as the road is open.

"If we can ask anyone who is intending to travel in this area to find an alternative route and thank you for your patience and understanding."

A motorcyclist in his 40s, who was from Amesbury, died following the crash on Hindon Road, which involved a Volkswagen Touran on Wednesday (December 22) .

The driver of the Volkswagen, a man from Mere also in his 40s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. 

The statement from police added: "We are still appealing for any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision taking place.

"We are also really keen to speak to anyone who may have dash cam footage from the Hindon Road area between 6.45pm and 7.20pm on Wednesday night – you may have footage which could be significant to our investigation."

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