Motorcyclist critical after crashing into dry stone wall

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a crash in the Dales today.

The man in his 30s from Bolton was riding a green and black Kawasaki on the B6479 from Settle towards Ribblehead when it left the road and collided with a dry stone wall.

He was taken to hospital by air ambulance following the incident, which happened at 11am.

He remains in a critical condition.

A police spokesperson said: “Emergency services attended the scene and we are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage who has not yet spoken to us.

“In particular, we’d like to speak to the occupants of a silver Skoda Citigo which was travelling towards Settle who may have seen the incident.”

Please contact Traffic Sergeant Mark Patterson by emailing or call us on 101 and ask for Mark Patterson.

Please provide reference number NYP19052024-178 when sharing information.

1 Comment

  1. The article should have begun , “yet another motorcyclist ,” anybody who knows the Dales , knows the speeds some bikers ride at , lots well beyond their capabilities . The number of casualties will continue to rise until the authorities take action

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