A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a motorcyclist died after being hit by a car in Oldham yesterday afternoon

The 54 year old was pronounced dead at the scene after his Yamaha motorcycle was hit by a Vauxhall Insignia near the junction with Hathershaw Lane on Ashton Road

Enquiries are ongoing.

Sergeant Matthew Waggett, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A man has sadly lost his life following this collision and our thoughts are with his family and loved ones as they process this devastating news. Our specialist officers are supporting them at this time.

“Our investigation is in its early stages but we would like to take this opportunity to appeal to anyone with information or dash-cam footage from the surrounding area at the time of the incident, particularly featuring the vehicles involved, to contact police and assist us in our enquiries.”


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