A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon after an accident with a sub-contractor van.

Around 2:45 p.m. the collision occurred on Bustletown Pike and Park Lane. The Lower Southampton Police Department tweeted traffic concerns around 6:40 p.m. saying, “We are investigating a serious traffic accident. Traffic is a mess,” and to please avoid the area.

Lt. Mike Pennington confirmed traffic was disrupted in that area until about 7:30-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening.

Pennington also said the motorcycle driver, from the New Hope area, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. His name has not been released at this time, as the family has not been notified as of 11:45 a.m. Friday.

The driver of the van was not injured. The name, company or what was being transported has also not been released.

Stay tuned for any updates on WBCB 1490 AM.