Motorcycle catches fire after hitting sheep

Result: one ex-sheep and one ex-motorcycle

A SHEEP was killed and a motorcycle destroyed after a collision on the B6255 in North Yorkshire.

Fire crews were called to the scene after reports that a motorcycle was on fire.

A spokesman for the North Yorkshire fire service said: “When fire fighters arrived it was discovered that a motorcycle had collided with a sheep after which the motorcycle had caught fire.

“Fire crews used a hosereel to extinguish the fire and clear the roadway. Fortunately the rider only suffered minor injuries but his motorcycle was totally destroyed.”

Those sheep don't take no prisoners.

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