A MOTORCYCLIST died after a crash on the A82 trunk road on Loch Lomondside on Monday.

The 64-year-old man was travelling north between Tarbet and Ardlui on board a white, red and blue Honda motorcycle when it collided with a silver Vauxhall Vivaro van near Ardvorlich Cottage at around 12 noon.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, but was pronounced dead on arrival. The 33-year-old driver of the van was not injured.

Sergeant Archie McGuire at Police Scotland's Campbeltown road policing department would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash, or anyone who was travelling on the A82, near to a set of roadworks close to where the crash occurred.

Anyone with information or dash-cam footage should contact the Road Policing Department at Campbeltown via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 1472 of 9 July 2018.

The man is the second motorcyclist to die in a crash on the A82 in the last five days after a fatal accident at Stuckgowan, south of Tarbet, on Thursday, July 5.