Humberside

Biker dies in horse box collision in Market Weighton

A motorcyclist died when his bike was in collision with a horse box on a road in Market Weighton.

The blue Ford Cargo horse box and the silver Suzuki collided on the A1079 at the junction with Holme Road at 1730 GMT on Saturday.

The 37-year-old motorcyclist, from Bolton Percy, suffered fatal injuries, Humberside Police confirmed.

The road was closed in both directions for four hours following the accident. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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