Biker seriously injured avoiding head on crash near Otley

A MOTORCYCLIST was seriously injured in a crash in a village near Otley today.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 6th August 2017, 7:26 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:30 pm
The B6451 at Farnley near Otley. Image: Google
The B6451 at Farnley near Otley. Image: Google

The 41-year-old man was riding a blue Honda motorcycle which left the road to avoid a head-on crash with a black 4X4 on the B6451 at Farnley at around 2.30pm today. (Sun August 6).

The incident happened near Farnley Primary School.

The motorbike rider suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Police are requesting anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle involved prior to it, to get in touch.

Call police on 101, select option 2 and ask for TC 117 Steve James, or email [email protected], quoting reference number 12170138844.