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Man, 61, seriously hurt in crash on Saltergate Bank

By DPF Admin2nd October 2017August 6th, 2019Area Updates, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

A 61-year-old motorcyclist is in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital after he was involved in a collision on the A169 yesterday. The collision occurred on Saltergate Bank, near the Saltersgate Inn, at around 1.30pm on the road that runs between Pickering and Whitby.

The male rider was heading towards his home town of Whitby when his black and blue AJS motorcycle came off the road to the nearside. The man’s wife, aged 59, was following on another motorcycle, but she was not involved in the collision.

Ministry of Defence Police from RAF Fylingdales were the first on the scene to provide assistance before the emergency services arrived.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for the Roads Policing Group Scarborough. Alternatively, email, quoting reference number 12170176163.

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