Biker killed in collision

Biker killed in collision

Published at 1:10pm 25th April 2016. (Updated at 1:35pm 25th April 2016)

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the A682 near Long Preston.

The 47-year-old man, from Preston in Lancashire, was riding a white Suzuki GSR 750 which collided with a grey Toyota Yaris close to the junction of the A65.

It happened at 2pm on Saturday and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.

Police are particularly keen to trace the driver of a van, believed to be a Ford Transit Luton, who stopped at the scene and may have information which could assist the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle beforehand is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12160070516.