A 41-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist died in a crash on the A316 in Hanworth on Friday afternoon.
The man, who was riding a black Honda motorbike, collided with the central reservation while heading southbound towards Apex Corner just before 3pm. An ambulance was called but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was shut in both directions between Hospital Bridge Road and Apex Corner until about 7pm and motorists reported queues of up to three hours.
The motorcyclist's next of kin have been informed but he has not been formally identified. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact Hampton Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 9419011.
Did you know the motorcyclist? Were you caught up in the jams? Contact us on 07795 666587 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.