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Tragedy as biker dies in horror crash with van


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A biker left fighting for his life after a crash in Sheffield has tragically died.

South Yorkshire Police have confirmed the man, in his 50s, has died from his injuries after the crash with a van on Tuesday (June 8).

Emergency services were called to Cross Hill in the Ecclesfield area of the city at around 3.30pm on Tuesday and the biker was rushed to hospital in an ambulance.

Police have not publicly identified the man or revealed any further information.

Shortly after the crash, police closed the road between St Michaels Road and High Street for several hours, at least until 11pm that evening.

A spokesman for the force said at the time: “Police were called at around 3.30pm on Tuesday 8 June to reports of a road traffic collision in Ecclesfield.

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“It is reported that a van and a motorbike were involved in a collision in Cross Hill.

“The rider of the motorbike suffered life-threatening injuries in the collision and was taken to hospital via ambulance.”

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said today they would be issuing a detailed appeal for information later on this evening.

Anyone with information that may help the police can contact them on 101.

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Written by: Rother Radio News

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