HAMPSHIRE police are hunting a hit-and-run driver after a biker was killed.

The accident happened at 10.30pm yesterday when a silver-coloured vehicle was in collision with a motorcyclist who later died from his injuries.

Police are searching for the motorist, who drove off after the collision.

A police spokesman said: "We’re appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle make off from the area, to get in touch.

"The vehicle has been damaged as a result of the collision and we would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a damaged silver vehicle in the area.

"We'd also like to appeal directly to the driver of the silver vehicle to make contact with us.

The incident happened on the B3349 Reading Road at the junction with Vicarage Lane in Houndgreen, near Hook.

Anyone with information can call Hampshire police on 101.