POLICE are appealing for information after a fatal collision near Masham.

The incident happened at around 11.50am yesterday (Sunday) on the A6108 just outside of the town of Masham.

A blue BMW R1200RT motorbike was travelling along the road from the direction of Leyburn and a red Moto Guzzi motorbike was travelling the opposite direction towards Leyburn, when the two vehicles collided.

Both drivers, a 57 year old man and a 59 year old man both from North Yorkshire were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

If you witnessed or have dashcam footage of the collision or either vehicle driving along the A6108 prior to the accident or have any other information which could help establish the full circumstances of this investigation, please call 101 or email: Matthew.Tanfield@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk quoting reference number: 12210105606.