Police have appealed for witnesses after a motorcycle pillion passenger died in a crash on a rural road.

The woman was taken to hospital after the collision near Sinnington, North Yorkshire, between Pickering and Kirkbymoorside, at about 4.30pm on Sunday, but died from her injuries.

A Land Rover Discovery was travelling through Sinnington and turning right into Marton Road when it was in collision with a  Kawasaki motorcycle which was travelling towards Pickering.

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The man riding the motorcycle was also taken to Scarborough District Hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone who saw the collision should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option one and speak to the force control room. They should quote incident number 321.