A 31-year-old motorcyclist from Wythenshawe has died in hospital four days after he was involved in a smash in Rochdale

He was riding a white and black Honda CBR motorcycle travelling along Rochdale Road in the direction of Middleton when it collided with a white Peugeot Expert van near the junction close to Hopwood Hall College.

The driver of the van did not receive any injuries and has been assisting police with their investigation.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Sergeant Andrew Page, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man whose injuries have devastatingly proved to be fatal. Our specialist officers are supporting them at this time.

“I reiterate the importance of anyone with any information or footage of this incident contacting police and helping us to ensure that every possible line of enquiry is explored.

“If you have any dash cam footage or witnessed the moments before, during or after the collision then please come forward and get in touch.”


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