Appeal: Serious Road Traffic Collision, Wrenthorpe Park, Wakefield

Thursday 20 July 2023

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in a collision in Wrenthorpe Park, Wakefield. 

Officers were called to Wrenthorpe Park to the rear of Lombardy Garth heading towards Hornbeam Avenue at around 15.10 on Saturday 15 July to reports an off road motorbike had been in collision with a pedestrian.

It’s believed a group of 4/5 motorcyles were riding in the park that day, it’s thought the rider of the motorbike fell off his bike and possibly sustained injuries before leaving the scene. 

The 62 year old pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries but not believed to be life threatening. 

Officers are appealing to residents nearby to check their CCTV footage to see if they have captured these bikes on them. 

Also, anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances prior to the collision to come forward. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or use the LiveChat facility at quoting reference 13230965682

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