Motorcyclist killed in Doncaster Easter Monday crash is named

Police accident.
Police accident.

A motorcyclist who died after he was involved in a road collision in the Doncaster area on Easter Monday has been named.

Richard Badger, 47, was one of two bikers involved in the serious crash on a winding country lane between Tickhill and Maltby on Monday afternoon.

Mr Badger, from the Herringthorpe area of Rotherham, collided with the black Volvo S40 on Tickhill Road near the junction with Lime Kiln Lane.

Details have not been released about the other biker involved in the incident, which took place at around 4pm.

In addition, the condition of the car driver has not been released although neither are thought to have suffered serious injuries.

Warm spring weather saw an increased number of bikers take to the roads over the course of the Easter weekend and officers dealing with the tragedy are hoping that witnesses may hold the key to piecing together the tragedy.

South Yorkshire Police are now appealing for witnesses following the collision which closed the road for a large part of the afternoon.

A force spokesman said: “Police received reports that two motorcycles and a car had been involved in the collision which claimed the life of the Rotherham-based rider.

Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident to call 101 quoting incident number 756 of 6 April.”