Biker, 54, dies after hitting tree near Lugton in North Ayrshire

A man died today in hospital after his motorbike hit a tree on the B777 near Lugton in North Ayrshire on Thursday.

The 54-year-old, who was seriously injured in the crash, died from his injuries.

The incident involving a red Honda CRF 1000, happened around 10.05am just south of the junction with the B775.

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The man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

The B777 close to the site of the crash. Picture: Google Maps
The B777 close to the site of the crash. Picture: Google Maps

Police appealed to anyone with information, such as dashcam footage, to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 0774 of April 29.

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