Gloucestershire police are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that happened at 5.13pm yesterday (Monday 24th October 2016) on the B4215 at Rudford.
The collision involved a red Yamaha 125 motorcycle ridden by an 18-year-old man from Newent, and a blue Fiat Punto car driven by a 21-year-old woman from Plymouth.
Despite the best efforts of members of the public , paramedics and air ambulance staff, the motorcyclist was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The car driver was badly shaken but otherwise uninjured.
Any witnesses who feel that they have relevant information and have not yet spoken to officers, please call us on 101, quoting incident number 386 of 24/10/2016.