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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Atherstone

We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Atherstone last night (Monday 2 July).

Police were called shortly after 7:30pm after receiving reports that a white lorry and a blue Suzuki motorcycle had collided on Purley Chase Lane near the village of Mancetter in Atherstone.
 
The motorcycle driver, a man in his 50s, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.
 
A 12 year-old boy who was a passenger on the motorcycle has been left with serious injuries and is being treated at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

PC Matt Morrall from Warwickshire Police said: "We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to please call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 20180702-419 of 2 July 2018.
 
"Our thoughts are with the man's family at this difficult time."
 
Posted at: 10:45am, Tuesday, 3 July by LK, Corporate Communications

Published 03/07/18