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Preston biker dies following M62 crash

Posted on - 31st March, 2018 - 1:24pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Roads, Transport
Emergency services at the scene in Saddleworth Pic: Manchester Evening News
Emergency services at the scene in Saddleworth Pic: Manchester Evening News

A motorcyclist from Preston has died in a crash on Good Friday.

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The 36-year-old man was seriously injured and pronounced dead at the scene after the incident on the M62.

West Yorshire Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision involving a blue Nissan Qashqai and a silver Aprilla motorcycle.

It took place close to the exit slip road at Junction 22 (Saddleworth) on the Lancashire-Yorkshire border around 11.25am on Friday (30 March).

The Qashqai driver has been spoken to by officers.

Police shut the M62 for several hours following the crash – leading to severe delays back towards Manchester.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dash-cam footage of the moments leading up to the collision are asked to contact West Yorkshire Police.

You can call 101 quoting log 686 of 30 March.

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