BREAKING: Pair killed in road tragedy

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Two bikers have been killed in a tragic crash, police have confirmed.

The male victims, both from East Yorkshire, were riding their Suzukis in opposite directions on on the B1257 between Malton and Amotherby when they collided at 11.50am today.

The road was closed by North Yorkshire Police for around five hours as officers probed the crash site.

However the force say both drivers - one in his 30s and the other in his 60s - have died as a result of the crash.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw the incident or the events leading up to the collision to contact them on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team or email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk