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Re-Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, South Kirkby

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Police are issuing a fresh appeal for witnesses following a road traffic collision in South Kirkby on Tuesday, 18 April.

The collision happened at around 11.35am on Southmoor Road at the junction with Common Road, and involved a black Honda motorbike and an orange Ford Ka.

The rider of the motorbike, a male in his 60s, was taken to hospital following the collision. He has since sadly died as a result of his injuries.

Sergeant Ann Drury, of the Major Collision Enquiry Team, said: "We would urge anyone who witnessed this collision to please get in touch with police.

"I would also ask members of the public to cast their minds back to 18th April and pass on any information they have, of either of the vehicles driving in the area prior to the collision, to police.”

Anyone with information should contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, quoting reference 13170173855.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in the South Kirkby area yesterday (18/04). 

Officers were called at around 11.35am to Southmoor Road at the junction with Common Road to the collision, which was involving a black Honda motorbike and an orange Ford Ka car.  

The male rider of the motorbike received serious injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition. The female driver of the car received minor injuries.  

Sergeant James Farrar, of West Yorkshire Police Safer Roads Team, said: "We are working alongside South Yorkshire Police officers and our enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of the collision.  

"I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision to please get in touch with police.  

"I would also ask for anyone who saw either of the vehicles driving in the area prior to the collision to also contact police, as they may have information valuable to the investigation."  

Anyone with information should contact Sgt 3572 James Farrar in the Safer Roads Team on 101, quoting crime reference 13170173855.

Location

South Kirkby, Southmoor Road, South Kirkby

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