Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on Trunk Road in Middlesbrough

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Police are appealing for information after a man sadly died following a collision on Trunk Road yesterday on Friday 12th April.

The incident happened at around 6:05 pm on the Trunk Road in Middlesbrough (near Cleveland Retail Park), when a motorbike collided with a lamppost.

The 48-year-old male motorcycle rider sadly suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers would like to appeal for anyone who may have dash cam footage of the motorbike prior to the collision to please come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Martin Tranmer from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 061013.