A MOTORCYLIST died yesterday after losing control and crashing off the road.

The 65-year-old from Grove was treated by paramedics but pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the A329 Newington Road.

Thames Valley Police said the rider, who was on a silver BMW bike, was travelling with two other motorcyclists before the incident at about 3.10pm.

Pc Kev Crick has urged anyone with information to call police on 101.

He said: “I would ask to anyone who was in the area who may have any information about this incident, to come forward and speak with me.”