A MOTORCYCLIST died in a crash last night.

The collision happened at around 4.55pm on Monday, September 28 on the A174 Spine Road between the A19 interchange roundabout and Thornaby Road, close to the roundabout near to Anson Farm on Teesside Industrial Estate.

The motorcycle left the road and collided with a barrier.

An air ambulance attended, however, the motorcyclist, who was aged in his early sixties, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The man’s family have been informed and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

A spokesperson for the Cleveland Police said: "Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this extremely difficult time.

"Any witnesses who have not already spoken with police or anyone who may have dash cam footage which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact PC Andy Lawson from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 159258."