A 54 -YEAR old motorcyclist died yesterday (Sunday) following a crash in the Yorkshire Dales.

The crash at around 2.40pm on the B6255 just outside Hawes involved a blue Renault Capture car which was travelling from Aysgarth towards Ribblehead and a black Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle which was travelling in the opposite direction.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police, said: "Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle, a 54-year-old man from York, was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the Renault Capture is assisting police.

"We are appealing for any witnesses or dash cam footage which may have captured the collision or the vehicles beforehand, and anyone who witnessed either if they have not yet spoken to us."

Anyone with any information, is asked to email North Yorkshire Police's Major Collision Investigation Team at MCIT@northyorkshire.police.uk or call 101 quoting reference number NYP-12052024-0275.