Young Harrogate biker killed in crash

8th March.     The A59 road between Harrogate and Skipton.
8th March. The A59 road between Harrogate and Skipton.

A young biker from Harrogate has been killed in a crash on the A59.

The 25-year-old man was involved in a crash near the entrance of High Moor Farm Caravan Park at around 5.10pm yesterday (Sunday).

Police say the man, who was riding a black Triumph Daytona motorcycle, was taken to hospital after the crash with a gold Honda CRV but was sadly pronounced dead.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses as they try to find out what happened.

TC Sean Grey, of the North Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Group, said: “I know that there was a lot of traffic in the area at the time of the collision and I am urging the occupants of the cars to come forward straight away as they may have vital information which could help my enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Harrogate police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Sean Grey. Alternatively, information can be emailed to, quoting reference number 12140021714.