Fatal motorcycle collision in Craven - police appeal
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Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a fatal motorcycle collision in the Craven area.
Shortly before 5pm on Thursday 14 July 2022, North Yorkshire Police received a report of a collision on the B6478 near Wigglesworth.
Two motorbikes had been travelling together from Wigglesworth towards Tosside, when one of them collided with a car heading in the opposite direction. Sadly, the motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other motorcyclist, a 22-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and drug driving. He remains in custody at this time.
Officers investigating the collision are urging any witnesses to get in touch. They also particularly want to hear from anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage that covers the road in the area, and may have captured the vehicles involved prior to the collision.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to email [email protected] or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team. Please quote reference number 12220122683 when passing information.