POLICE are still investigating a fatal motorbike crash in Malvern.

A man in his 40s died in the crash outside the Green Dragon pub on Guarlford Road, Malvern, at around 8.34pm on Saturday night.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving after the crash.

The arrested man was released under investigation on Sunday, following the crash between the motorbike and the Land Rover.

Police closed the road while the emergency services were in attendance.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham and a MERIT trauma doctor attended the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to reports of an road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcyclist.

"Upon arrival they found a motorcyclist, a man, in cardiac arrest being given CPR by an off duty nurse and police colleagues.

"Ambulance staff took over resuscitation administering advanced life support to the man.

"Sadly, despite best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead on scene a short time later."

Fire crews from Malvern and Upton also responded to the incident.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin has been informed.

Following the crash, residents said that the road, which is commonly known as the 'Guarlford straight', is notoriously dangerous.

West Mercia Police is urging witnesses to call 101, quoting incident number 701s of June 9.