Middleton horror crash: Police appeal after motorcyclist killed in collision

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a fatal traffic collision in Middleton last weekend.

The incident occurred at 3.50pm on Saturday July 4, when a motorcycle travelling east along Langley Lane lost control and collided with a Ford Focus driving in the opposite direction.

The 56-year-old driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries and was taken to Royal Oldham Hospital for treatment, where he sadly died hours later. Nobody else was injured.

Constable Paul Shore of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Firstly, our condolences go out to the family of the man who sadly died as a result of this collision.

“We would like to ask anyone who may have seen something at the time to contact police and help us ascertain exactly what happened.”

If you have any information regarding the collision, please call police on 0161 856 4742. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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