Motorcyclist killed in crash with car

Written on October 25, 2021

A motorcyclist, in his seventies, has died after a crash on Saturday afternoon when his motorbike collided with a black Mercedes around 3pm on the A519 at the Shay Lane junction in Forton.

The scene was attended by both the Staffordshire & West Midlands Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit and West Mercia Police. Fire crews, paramedics and the air ambulance also attended the scene.

Despite the best efforts of the medical teams, the 72 year old motorcycle rider, from the Newport area died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the incident or either vehicle prior to the crash. Especially dashcam footage.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Staffordshire Police via 101 or ciu@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference 469 of 23 October.

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