North Lincolnshire

Man dies after motorbike crash

A 62-year-old man from Barton has died after his motorbike left the carriageway and crashed in North Lincolnshire on Tuesday.

As previously reported, the motorcyclist fell from his Honda 750cc motorbike in the crash which happened at around 2pm on Whitton Road, West Halton, near Scunthorpe on Tuesday, January 8.

An air ambulance was deployed to the scene, while police closed Whitton Road between Whitton and West Halton at the time of the crash.

Humberside Police said: “The man’s family has been informed and we offer them our condolences.

“We are appealing for witnesses and would ask for anyone who saw the motorbike, a Honda 750ccm, travelling south on the Whitton Road towards West Halton to call us on our emergency number 101 quoting log 274 8/1/2019.”