In figures: North East biker deaths

So far this year, 23 motorcyclists have been killed on roads in the North East and North Yorkshire, according to figures released by the four local police forces.

  • Northumbria: 6 deaths
  • Durham: 5 deaths
  • Cleveland: 1 death
  • North Yorkshire: 11 deaths

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Biker deaths warning

North Yorkshire Police has warned bikers to take care, because the number of people dying in accidents is growing. So far this year, 11 riders have been killed on the county's roads.