Nottingham

Arrest over fatal Nottingham motorbike crash

Crash scene
Image caption A second motorcycle was being ridden in close proximity to the bike of the crash victim at the time, police said

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a motorcyclist who was killed on a road in Nottingham.

The biker, 56, died in the crash on the A612 Daleside Road in Sneinton at 06:30 BST on Wednesday.

Nottinghamshire Police said the 50-year-old man, who was detained on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop, has been bailed.

The Carlton-bound carriageway of the A612 was closed for several hours.

Earlier officers made an appeal for a second biker, who did not stop at the scene, to come forward.

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Anyone with any information on the crash has been asked to contact the police.

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