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Police confirm that a motorcyclist died in B1222 collision between Sherburn in Elmet and Cawood

Last modified: 20 July 2021 at 04:23pm

North Yorkshire Police has confirmed that a motorcyclist died in the collision on the B1222 between Sherburn in Elmet and Cawood on Sunday (18 July).

It happened at around 12pm and involved a black Suzuki Gsx 1300 motorcycle, a white Ford Fiesta and a grey Seat Leon.
The motorcycle was travelling from Cawood to Sherburn-in-Elmet, and the Ford Fiesta was travelling from Sherburn-in-Elmet in the opposite direction followed by the Seat Leon.
Police have now confirmed that the rider of the motorcycle, a 29-year-old man from Hull, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The occupants of the other vehicles sustained minor injuries and are assisting police with their enquiries.
Officers from the force’s Major Collision Investigation team are now keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time who may have witnessed something, but who they haven’t yet spoken to. They’d also like to hear from anyone who saw what happened or has any dash-cam footage which may have captured something prior to the collision.
If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please email Laura.Cleary@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk from the Major Collision Investigation team or call 101 quoting reference number 12210162540.

Serious collision on the B1222 between Sherburn in Elmet and Cawood
 Published on: Jul 18, 2021 at 13:00 
Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious collision on the B1222 between Sherburn in Elmet and Cawood.
Diversions are in progress and there is likely to be some disruption for sometime. Please avoid the area whilst emergency services respond.
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