Motorcyclist dies and teenager on pedal bike injured after serious crash in Wakefield

Barnsley Road, Wakefield. Pic: Google.
Barnsley Road, Wakefield. Pic: Google.

A motorcyclist has died and a teenager was injured after a serious crash in Wakefield.

The collision happened at around 9.30am yesterday (Sunday), on Barnsley Road at the junction with Seckar Lane.

A grey Yamaha motorcycle was travelling along Barnsley Road, where it was involved in a collision with a pedal cyclist who was cycling with a group.

The 48-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries, and was pronounced dead following the crash.

A 13-year-old cyclist, involved in the collision, suffered minor injuries and was treated by ambulance staff.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting 13170478362.

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