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Biker killed in road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A658 in Pool Bank, near Leeds.

The Major Collision Enquiry Team would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident which took place at about 7.30pm on the A658 in Pool Bank, Pool-in-Wharfedale on August 31.

It occurred after a Suzuki GSXR 600 motorbike which was heading northbound from Otley Road was in collision with a VW Golf heading in the opposite direction.

A 37-year-old man from the Leeds area riding the Suzuki died as a result of the collision.


Appeal for witness after pensioner killed in Bradford collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Bradford.

The Major Collision Enquiry Team (MCET) would like to speak to anyone who witnessed an incident which took place at around 7am in the car park of Bradford Interchange yesterday.

It took place after a Skoda Octavia collided with an 87-year-old woman from Birkenshaw.

The victim suffered serious leg and head injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where she died later.

Anyone with information should contact PC Noel Lowdon on 101.

Police investigate fatal crash on North Yorkshire road

Police in North Yorkshire are investigating a fatal road crash which happened in North Duffield, near Selby this evening. It happened just before 6.30pm at the junction of Main Street and the A163.

The crash involved a green Kawasaki motorcycle, which was heading from the A19 towards Market Weighton and a blue BMW 520. The rider of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Five injured after car crashes into children's centre

Five people have been injured in a crash in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Emergency services were called to Norfolk Street just after 8pm last night, after a red Ford Fiesta collided with the wall of the SureStart centre and burst into flames.

The driver, a 19 year-old Boston man, suffered deep cuts, broken ribs and possible internal injuries. The front seat passenger, also 19, broke his hip and three rear seat passengers (a 16 year-old boy from Langrick, a 20 year-old man from Frieston and a Boston man) all broke their arms.

A structural engineer was called to check the stability of the building wall and the road remained closed until the early hours of this morning.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing and any witnesses are asked to call 101.


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Crash victims 'due to take part in Butlins dance festival'

Butlins have confirmed that the five victims killed in a crash in Grimsby were on their way to the Skegness Dance Festival held at Butlins. They were due to take part in the freestyle competition.

ITV News understands that there were two adults and two teenage girls and a baby in the car. The girls were involved in the competition and had competed before.

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Grimsby crash site was in 'Dangerous Roads' TV show

The Grimsby stretch of the A18, where five people died in a car crash today, featured in a BBC television programme called Britain's Most Dangerous Roads in 2011.

Five people were killed when a car collided with a lorry near Grimsby today Credit: ITV News

The BBC2 programme claimed it was 25 times more dangerous than the average British motorway, with 20 crashes in the previous three years.

It was also found to be the UK's highest-risk stretch of road for car drivers in a nationwide survey conducted by the Road Safety Foundation in 2010.

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