Biker dies in crash near Dunnington

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23 Jun 2020 @ 5.39 pm
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A man has died after a car and motorbike collided near York.

It happened at around 12.35pm today (Tuesday 23 June). A blue Honda Jazz and a white KTM Duke motorbike collided on the A166 between Gate Helmsley and Dunnington.

Police, air ambulance and fire and rescue services attended but very sadly the rider of the motorbike, a man in his sixties, died at the scene due to his injuries.

His family have been notified.

The female passenger of the Honda was cut from the vehicle and taken to York Hospital with minor injuries. The female driver is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Officers are appealing to anyone who was travelling in the area at the time, who may have seen either vehicle prior to the incident or the incident itself, to contact them.

“They would also be interested to hear from anyone who captured dash-cam footage of either vehicle or the collision itself.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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