Man, 28, dies after motorbike crash near Leeds

A 28-year-old motorcyclist has died after the bike he was riding careered off a road near Otley.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 4:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th August 2016, 5:59 pm

He was riding a red Aprilia motorcycle along Askwith Road towards the market town when the bike left the carriageway near to the junction to Low Snowden on Saturday July 30 at around 10am.

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward after the rider, who was a local man, died at the scene.

Detective Constable Kirsten Aldridge, from the police force, said: “I would like to appeal to anyone who has any information about this tragic collision to come forward and assist the police with piecing together what happened on the morning of Saturday July 30.”

Call police on 101, quoting log 12160136119, or email [email protected]