Man, 39, dies after crash involving a car and a motorbike in Murton

A 39-year-old man has died following a crash between a car and a motorcycle.

Wednesday, 26th December 2018, 10:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:10 pm
The incident happened on Colliery Walk. Picture by Google.

Police officers are now appealing for information following the collision on the southbound side of Colliery Walk, in Murton.

A 39-year-old man, who was riding the bike, suffered serious injuries in the collision and died in hospital later that day.

A spokesman for Durham Constabulary said: "The collision happened at 2.15pm on Sunday (December 16) on the southbound side of Colliery Walk, Murton, and involved an orange motorbike and a Vauxhall Astra.

"The rider of the bike – a 39-year-old man – was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, with serious injuries but sadly died later that day.

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"The driver of the car was uninjured.

"Anyone with any information on the collision is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 225 of December 16."