Motorcyclist dies after collision near Richmond

A motorcyclist has died after a collision near Richmond.

The incident occurred at about 12.20pm on Monday on the A6108 Reeth Road.

It involved a blue Suzuki Bandit motorcycle and red Renault Kadjar car.

The Suzuki Bandit was travelling towards Richmond and the Kadjar travelling in the opposite direction.

Sadly, the 54-year-old man riding the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision.

They would also like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage that may have captured either vehicle prior to the collision, or the collision itself. If so, please save it and contact the police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12230077509, or email PC Julie Brown on Julie.brown@northyorkshire.police.uk