A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a tree fell on him while he was driving on a Hampshire road.

The rider was on Greatbridge Road, Romsey, when the tree fell and landed on him at about 8.30pm last night.

Police have confirmed that the 28-year-old died and his next of kin has been informed.

A Hampshire Constabulary statement says: "We will not be able to name the deceased until formal identification procedures are completed.

"Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting Op Zeal."