Kawasaki biker crashes on Yorkshire Coast: Police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about a single vehicle collision that occurred on the A169 between Pickering and Whitby, near to the Goathland junction.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 6:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 6:14 pm
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It happened around 4pm on Tuesday afternoon and involved a Black Kawasaki motorcycle that left the road and came to rest on moorland.

The rider, a man in his 30s, was air-lifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the motorcycle prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation.

If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Traffic Constable 277 Ryan Lyth. You can also email [email protected]

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210088343.

The stretch of road was closed for four hours while officers investigated the scene and to allow the motorcycle to be recovered.