A YOUNG motorcyclist has died after leaving the road and crashing into a wall in Somerset.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam following the fatal collision on the A372 Langport Road yesterday (Wednesday, June 1).

The motorcyclist was driving westbound in the direction of Bridgwater when his vehicle left the road and collided with the wall outside the Old Ambulance House in Middlezoy at around 6.10pm.

The rider, a man in his 20s, sadly died at the scene.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist family liaison officers.

"Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who was travelling on the A372 around the time and has dashcam footage, is asked to contact us."

If you can help, call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222130043, or complete the force's online appeals form.