Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a road traffic collision on the A171 last night (September 9) where a man sadly lost his life.

The incident occurred at around 6.30pm on the A171, at the junction of West Lane. The location is shown on the map. The collision was between a car and a motorcycle and the motorcycle rider has sadly died.

His family are being supported by specialist police officers.

The road traffic collision involved a grey VW Golf car and a black Suzuki GSXR motorbike at the junction of West Lane and the A171. The location is shown on the map.

The motorcycle rider – who had been travelling west on the A171, away from Whitby – sadly suffered fatal injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have dashcam footage or information that may assist their investigation to call 101, reference 152698.

Dashcam/CCTV footage can be uploaded to the following link to share with police: https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/cleveland/appeal/fatal-collision-a171