Car and bike collide

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision on Wednesday evening.

A black Yamaha R6 motorbike collided with a grey BMW 320 car on the B6164 between the St James Retail Park, A658 Knaresborough bypass and North Deighton at around 5.40pm

The male rider and male pillion passenger of the motorbike, both aged in their mid-20s and from the local area, were taken to Harrogate District Hospital to receive treatment for serious but non-life threatening injuries. The male driver of the car, who was also local, received treatment for minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw either vehicle before it happened, should call TS Ian Pope or TC Andy Macleod at Harrogate Police Station on 0845 6060247, quoting reference NYP-22062011-0376.