Sheldon Sampson of Mount Vernon was riding his BMW bike north on the Bruckner Expressway near Tremont Avenue around a.m. Sampson, 35, was catapulted from the bike and landed on a guardrail, said cops. The 49-year-old driver of the Nissan remained at the scene.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was rushed to Ipswich Hospital in a critical condition.

This morning a police spokesman said: “Sadly he has passed away.”The collision happened on the southbound carriageway, just before the Brightwell Roundabout, which connects Foxhall Road with Newbourne Road.

The video shows the motorcycle's front tire go over the mattress, which then becomes wedged between the wheel and the body of the bike.

"The mattress went under the bike and flipped me up onto my front wheel for about 50m [164 feet]," Wood told the Queensland Times.

At am today, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed an ambulance to the incident at PIE near the Dunearn Road exit, where paramedics pronounced a 31-year-old man dead at the scene.

The man who died in a crash between two motorcycles near Launceston has been named as Devon resident Mark Gilbert."I was lucky that the bloke behind me had time to stop and help.When I stopped I realized I had torn the grips right off the handlebars -- I thought I was a goner for sure." "I have been riding for 20 years and never had something like this happen," he said.At this time the FHP has no description of the vehicle.Anyone with information about the hit-and-run vehicle is asked to call Crimeline at 407/737-2213. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run from last night that killed a 22-year-old motorcyclist.