Motorcyclist, 26, killed in Blackpool collision
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist died following a collision in Blackpool today (June 19).
Officers were called to Ansdell Road at 2.05am following reports a Benelli TNT travelling towards Waterloo Road had come off the carriageway while negotiating a bend, mounted the pavement and collided with a stationary Honda Jazz.
The rider of the Benelli, a 26-year-old man from Blackpool was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His family have been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.
Sgt Andrew Hemingway, of West Tactical Operations, said: “This collision has tragically resulted in a man losing his life and my thoughts are with his loved ones at this extremely difficult time.
“We are now working to establish exactly what caused the collision and I would ask any witnesses or anybody with CCTV or dashcam footage which could assist our enquiries to get in touch.”
Anybody with information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 0218 of June 19, 2021.