Biker’s tragic crash: Pensioner, 79, arrested

The scene of the fatal road traffic accident on Southport New Road at Tarleton

The scene of the fatal road traffic accident on Southport New Road at Tarleton

A 79-year-old man and a van driver have been arrested after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash.

The accident, involving a Yahama motorbike, a Ford Fiesta and white security van, happened at the junction of Blackgate Lane and the A565 Southport New Road in Tarleton at 5.45am yesterday.

The biker’s helmet is understood to have come off in the accident.

 

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