Fatal Collision A171

Published on
10 September 2021 - 12:50
Last updated
10 September 2021 - 13:48
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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 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 motorbike at the junction of West Lane and the A171.  

The Golf car was in collision with a black Suzuki GSXR motorbike which was travelling west on the A171 – away from Whitby.

The motorcycle rider, a man in his 50s, suffered fatal injuries.

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