Man dies in motorcycle smash

Police Accident
Police Accident

a MOTORCYCLIST has died after a traffic collision.

A 53-year-old man, who has not yet been named by police sustained fatal injuries in the traffic collision near Maltby.

A red Aprilia motorbike was travelling on the A631 from Tickhill towards Maltby around 5.15pm on Saturday.

The bike is understood to have overtaken a blue Peugeot 206 before colliding with the front near side of a blue Citreon Xsara travelling in the opposite direction towards Tickhill.

The collision, which happened around 200 yards the Tickhill side of the junction with Scotch Spring Lane, caused the rider to leave his bike, landing on the roof of a blue BMW Mini travelling towards Maltby.

The rider of the Aprilia motorbike died after sustaining multiple injuries. Nobody else was injured in the collision.

Anyone with information is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 915 of Saturday March 24.