A Victorian man has died in Bali after his motorcycle collided with a garbage truck, local police say.

Adrian Newton, 42, was on his way from the popular tourist spot of Kuta to Sanur in the early hours of this morning when he struck the truck from behind as it was attempting to do a U-turn.

The man died at the scene, according to Denpasar Traffic Police. (9NEWS)

He suffered open wounds to his cheek, chin and forehead, and died at the scene, Denpasar Traffic Police Chief Nyoman Nuryana told reporters.

“The victim was driving a motorcycle eastwards near Kuta. A garbage truck was heading in the opposite direction and turning around at a U-turn when the victim hit it from behind,” he said.

Police say they have taken the driver of the garbage truck in for questioning and have reported the matter to the Australian consulate……click to continue reading