Motorcyclist dies in Yorkshire Dales collision

Emergency services at the scene of a serious accident involving a motorbike near Ribblehead last year. Photo: North Yorkshire Weather Updates.

A motorcyclist has died in a collision in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after the fatal collision on the B6255 between Hawes and Ingleton.

The collision occurred at about 11.55am on Saturday and involved a silver-coloured Range Rover and a black Suzuki motorbike.

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was riding in a group of five riders towards Ingleton at the time of the collision.

Sadly the rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or for anyone who has seen either vehicle immediately prior to the collision to come forward and contact them.

In particular, any witnesses with dashcam or CCTV footage are asked to preserve it.

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12200141411, or contact the officer in case TC 771 Steve James at steven.james771@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.