POLICE have named a scooter rider who died in a road crash.

Kenneth John Mead died after losing control of his bike on the Isle of Wight.

The 59-year-old, of Parkway, Binstead, left the A3054 Binstead Road between Ryde and Newport at 4.10pm on Sunday and collided with a post.

He died in St Mary's Hospital shortly afterwards from his injuries.

Nobody else was involved in the incident.

Witnesses should contact police on 101.