Motorcyclist dies in crash near Scorton

A motorcyclist died in a crash near Scorton at the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal collision near Kiplin Hall between Great Langton and Scorton.

It happened on Saturday at around 2.15pm on the B6271.

A black Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Red Citroen C3 were involved.

The 58-year-old motorcyclist from the Durham area was seriously injured and died at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or has dash cam footage of the collision or the vehicles prior to it, should email Traffic Constable David Minto on

Please quote ref 12190052366 when sharing information.