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Man dies following motorbike-telehandler collision

A fatal accident involving a telehandler and a motorbike occurred on Thursday, May 21st.

The incident occurred at Hollins Lane, Forton, Lancashire.


A 79-year-old man was riding a Suzuki motorcycle when he was involved in a collision with a JCB telehandler. He suffered serious head and chest injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The telehandler driver, a 22-year-old man from Scorton, was not injured. He was later arrested on suspicion of careless and drug driving but has since been released under investigation.

The road was closed for 5 hours as an investigation on the scene was carried out.

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Police are appealing for information following the incident and are urging any witnesses to come forward.

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