Motorcyclist dies in French Island collision

Somerville Highway Patrol unit members are investigating following a fatal collision at French Island this afternoon, Victoria Police say.

It’s understood a motorcycle travelling east, through a left hand bend, along Tankerton Road collided with a minibus travelling west on the same road about 4.20pm.

The driver of the bus, a 26-year-old Warneet man, was uninjured and stopped at the scene.

The three passengers on the minibus were also uninjured.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 27-year-old French Island man, died at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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