Seaham motorcyclist dies near Richmond

A motorcyclist, from Seaham in County Durham, has died after losing control on the A6108, one mile from Richmond. The rider was travelling towards Richmond when he collided with a stone wall, police say it was because of surface water on the road.

He was leading a group of motorcyclists, one believed to be his brother. The man died at the scene and the road was closed for four hours. Anyone with information is asked to call 101.