In the wake of a tragic collision in Kirkthorpe near Wakefield yesterday morning (Wednesday, 6 March), the Major Collision Enquiry Team is reaching out to potential witnesses for assistance.

The incident unfolded at 8:17 am when the police received a distress call regarding a collision between a Honda motorcycle and a Yamaha moped on Kirkthorpe Lane, Kirkthorpe.

The aftermath saw one of the motorcyclists rushed to the hospital with severe injuries. Unfortunately, it has been confirmed that the individual succumbed to their injuries.

The Major Collision Enquiry Team is now urging anyone who observed the collision or the events leading up to it to come forward. Individuals in the vicinity at the time of the incident, especially those with dashcams, are requested to review their footage for any relevant information.

For those possessing valuable information, the police can be contacted via Live Chat online or by dialing 101, quoting log 279 of 6 March. The investigative team is relying on the public’s cooperation to shed light on the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident.