A MOTORCYCLIST was killed in a collision on the A30 yesterday.

Devon and Cornwall Police said that officers were called at around 4.12pm on Saturday to a crash between a red Kawasaki motorbike and a green John Deere tractor on the A30 close to Higher Drift Farm, south west of Penzance.

A spokesperson for the police said on Sunday: "South West Ambulance Service and Cornwall Air Ambulance attended, however the rider of the motorcycle, a 38-year-old local male from the Penzance area, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"Local Police officers and officers from the Roads Policing and Serious Collision Investigation Teams attended the scene."

Police are appealing for any witnesses, particularly those with dash cam footage, to make contact on 101, quoting log 0392 of March 28.