THE identity of the motorcyclist who died in a collision in High Wycombe earlier this month has today been released.

Michael Samuel, 45, of Colborne Road in High Wycombe, was pronounced dead at the scene of the A40 crash on April 9.

The motorcyclist was in collision with a silver Vauxhall Vivaro van at the junction of Bassetsbury Lane and London Road just after 10am.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours as police investigated the circumstances of the crash.