Appeal: Serious Road Traffic Collision, M62 Junction 31

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the M62.

The incident happened at around 8:35am on Tuesday 20 August, at junction 31 westbound of the M62 carriageway.

A Suzuki motorbike was travelling in lane 3 of the motorway when there was a collision between the bike and a silver Alfa Romeo.

Following the collision, the bike was shunted into lane 2 of the motorway and there was a further collision with an articulated lorry.

The 54-year-old male rider of the motorbike suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital via air ambulance, where he remains.

Road closures were put in place whilst officers were conducting enquiries. Traffic is now able to move past the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw the vehicles prior to the collision or has any dashcam footage, is asked to contact the police online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contact-us or via 101 quoting log number 367 of 20 August.

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