Motorcyclist dies in accident involving a car and van

The B1224 at Rufforth. Photograph: Google Street View
7 Apr 2015 @ 10.33 am
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The B1224 at Rufforth. Photograph: Google Street View
The B1224 at Rufforth. Photograph: Google Street View
A 40-year-old man has died after a road accident involving his motorbike, a car and a van on Monday (April 6).

The incident happened at 1pm on the B1224 at Rufforth, York, and involved a motorcycle, a Ford Fiesta and a van.

Sadly the motorcyclist died from his injuries.

The woman driving the Ford Fiesta suffered shock and was taken home by police.

There were three people in the van: a man and a woman who suffered minor injuries but did not go to hospital, and a man who suffered more serious injuries.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance, although his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the incident.

If you were a witness, please contact police – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 2, and ask to speak to Traffic Sergeant Hamish Halloway
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email TS Holloway here
Quote reference number 12150055894