DYFED-Powys Police are investigating a road traffic collision on the A44 which resulted in the death of a motorcyclist yesterday afternoon.

The incident – which happened between Capel Bangor and Goginan at approximately 3.15pm – involved an orange Honda motorcycle and a blue Volvo HGV lorry.

It is believed the motorcycle was travelling east-bound with two other motorcycles.

“Sadly, the motorcycle rider passed away at the scene,” said a police spokesperson. “Next of kin are aware and are being supported by specialist officers.”

Anyone with information that could help officers with their investigation or anyone who was travelling along the road at the relevant time with dashcam footage is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police, either online at: https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing 101@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101.

About half-an-hour later a two-vehicle traffic collision closed the A487 between Plwmp and Llanarth.

“The two vehicles involved were a blue Triumph motorcycle and a silver Toyota Yaris,” said a spokesperson. “The male rider of the motorcycle was taken to hospital.

“The road was closed and re-opened at 8.20pm.”