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Seaham biker killed in crash near Richmond
11:08am Sunday 16th September 2012 in News
A MOTORCYCLE rider has been killed after colliding with a stone wall near Richmond, North Yorkshire.
The crash happened on the A6108 Reeth to Richmond road, one mile out of Richmond near Lowenthwaite Bridge, at about 3.30pm yesterday.
The 52-year-old rider, from the Seaham area of County Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene. An air ambulance attended.
He was riding in a group of three male riders who were heading towards Richmond when he the collision happened.
It is believed the rider lost control while negotiating water running across the road.
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for any witnesses who were travelling on the A6108 at the time and saw the collision, or recall seeing the group of riders travelling towards Richmond, to contact the force on 101, select option 2, and ask for Mick Hancock.
People can also email Michael.Hancock487@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference number 12120154935.