Motorcyclist dies in car collision forcing nine-hour road closure

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Sunday afternoon.

Road closed for nine hours after motorcyclist dies in crash with car on A760 in Ayrshire

An appeal has been launched after a 52-year-old motorcyclist died in a collision with a car on Sunday afternoon in Ayrshire.

At around 3.45pm on November 6, a black and red BMW K 1300 S motorbike and a Peugeot 2008 car were involved in a crash on the A760 between Largs and Kilbirnie.

Emergency services attended but the 52-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one else was injured in the incident.

The road was closed for nine hours for crash scene investigation work to be carried out, and it reopened at around 12.45am on Monday, November 7.

Sergeant Adnan Alam said: “I am appealing for anyone with information regarding this incident who has not already contacted police to get in touch.

“In particular I would ask any motorists with dash-cam footage to check it to see if they may have information that could assist in our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2278 of Sunday, November 6, 2022.

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