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Police appeal for witnesses after biker is seriously hurt in Stainforth crash
2:12pm Monday 13th August 2012 in News
A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a crash near Stainforth on Saturday.
The 64-year-old man from Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, suffered serious injuries when his yellow Triumph Tiger motorbike was in collision with a black Toyota Rav4 on the B6479.
He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains critical.
The injured man was part of a group of 10 bikers wearing fluorescent jackets, who were travelling north from Settle towards Ribblehead when the collision occurred at the junction with Husband’s Barn. The Toyota was travelling in the opposite direction.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to contact them.
Traffic Sergeant Pete Stringer, of Skipton Road Policing Group, said: “Unfortunately, there is a man seriously injured in hospital following this collision and I am appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
“Anyone who saw the collision itself or any of the vehicles prior to the incident is urged to contact the police as soon as possible.”
Sgt Stringer can contacted at Skipton Police station via the non-emergency number 101.