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Motorcyclist dies in four vehicle collision

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a fatal four-vehicle collision on the A19 in the Selby area.

It occurred half-a-mile north of Chapel Haddlesey, at the junction with Fox Lane, at around 6.20pm on Friday 9 December.

It involved a grey Citroen C1 car, a grey Ford Ranger pick-up truck, a grey VW Jetta car, and a blue Honda motorcycle. The 24-year-old man riding the motorcycle, who is from the Goole area, died.

The driver of the Citroen C1, a 25-year-old man from Rotherham, was arrested on suspicious of causing death by careless driving. Following questioning, he was released on police bail whilst further investigations take place.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who recalls seeing any of the vehicles involved prior to the incident, to come forward as soon as possible. This includes any motorists who came across the collision scene after it occurred, but did not stay to speak with the police.

Woman killed in Land Rover in Lincolnshire

A woman has died following a car accident on Station Road in North Kelsey Moor, Market Rasen, yesterday afternoon.

Police say they were called just before 3.40pm and the body of the woman was subsequently discovered in a Land Rover that was found in a ditch.

Emergency Services attended and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855 or call the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 237 of 11/11/2014.

Police appeal to trace driver after car accident in Bradford

Police are trying to trace a man following a serious road traffic collision in Bradford yesterday.

Umbar Ali, aged 39, is believed to have been driving a Vauxhall Zafira, which collided with an Alfa Romeo travelling in the opposite direction in Queens Road at about 9.28pm yesterday.

Mr Ali, who is from the Bradford area, left the scene of the collision at the junction with Valley Road. He has not been seen since. His two passengers, aged four and two, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The occupants of the Alfa Romeo, aged 34 and 32, also suffered serious, but not believed to be life-threatening injuries and were taken to hospital.

"We are actively trying to locate Mr Ali as he might be needing hospital treatment as a result of this collision, and would ask for him or anyone who knows him to contact the Western Area Roads Policing Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111."

– Inspector Joanne Field of the Western Area Roads Policing Unit

Miner critical after accident at Hatfield Colliery

A miner injured in an underground accident at Doncaster’s last remaining pit is fighting for his life.

The 50-year-old has already undergone major surgery and faces another operation, according to his union chief.

The miner at Hatfield Colliery, who has not been named, is said to be in a critical condition at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

The Mines Inspectorate has launched an investigation into the incident.

“Our colleague was taken to the Northern General Hospital, where his immediate family joined him.

“Hatfield Colliery’s nursing Sister spoke with our colleague at the hospital after his arrival. We understand he has a number of injuries and it is likely he will undergo surgery and further treatment in the next day or so.

“Our human resources and welfare team are in contact with our colleague’s family to offer them whatever help and support they feel they might need.”

– A spokesman for Hargreaves Services, which operates Hatfield Colliery
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