Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist died in a crash on Pointers Road near Cobham on Sunday (June 14).

Surrey Police said the 24-year-old motorcyclist died after his bike crashed into a gate despite the efforts of responders at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed.

"We were called to Pointers Road, Cobham, at 11.30am this morning, shortly after the collision happened.

"Despite the best efforts of the ambulance and air ambulance crews, the man riding the motorbike sadly died at the scene," a spokesperson for the county police force described.

Police are now investigating the death, and said that they believed the motorcyclist to have been riding with others in the area prior to the fatal crash.

"The motorcycle, a yellow and white motocross bike, is believed to have been with a small group of motorbikes prior to the collision.

"The group are helping police with our enquiries.

"Police are appealing to anyone who saw or heard the collision, or saw the motorcycle being ridden before the collision.

"We believe that the road is frequently used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders who may have seen something this morning that could be important to the investigation," a spokesperson said Sunday.

To help with the police investigation, call 101, quoting reference PR/P20137361.