A man has died in a crash near Frome involving a motorbike and a tractor.

The accident took place in Norton St Philip on Easter Monday (April 18).

Emergency services were called to the A366 Farleigh Road, at about 3.35pm, after a collision between a motorbike and a tractor.

A spokesperson for Avon and Police said: "Sadly, the motorcyclist – a man in his 30s – was pronounced dead at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed. Specially trained officers will provide them with support and our sympathies are with them at this difficult time."


Officers are asking for witnesses to come forward and call them on 101 with the reference number 5222091581.

A road closure was in place for a number of hours but it was reopened at approximately 12.30am the following morning.