A SOUTHAMPTON man has died following a motorbike crash in the New Forest.

The 34-year-old's was riding a Honda Cross Runner when hit a tree beside the A337 near Brockenhurst.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the single vehicle crash took place around 7.15am yesterday (Saturday)

The 34-year-old was riding southbound along Lymington Road, near to The Filly Inn, at the time of the crash.

Officers are investigating the circumstances of what took place and would like to hear from anyone who saw the collision, or anyone who was saw the motorbike prior to the collision.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting 44180100644.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.