Car driver arrested following fatal bike smash

North Yorkshire Police take Mercedes driver into custody

POLICE HAVE arrested a 35-year-old car driver in connection with a fatal motorcycle accident.

The incident, which claimed the life of a 39-year-old motorcyclist, took place on Saturday night.

The victim, who hasn't been named by Police, died when a Mercedes car hit two motorbikes on the A167 at Lovesome Hill near Hutton Bonville.

The other rider, a 39-year-old Leeds man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Darlington hospital, a North Yorkshire Police spokesman said.

The road was closed for seven hours as police accident investigators examined the scene.

Join the conversation!

Let us know what you think, just sign up for a free account, leave a comment and get involved!
Register Now