REGIONAL NEWS: Motorcyclist killed in wall collision

Pilkington Road, Kearsley
Pilkington Road, Kearsley
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Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash after a motorcyclist hit a wall.

Alanpaul Birch, 32, died in hospital from his injuries following the collision in Pilkington Road, Kearsley, Bolton, at about 12.15am on Saturday.

Pc Paul Shore, from Greater Manchester Police's serious collision investigation unit, said: "My heart goes out to Alanpaul's family and friends at this unbelievably difficult time. Our specialist support officers are doing all that they can to support them.

"We have launched an investigation and we are hoping that witnesses will come forward and tell us what they have seen. We would particularly like to hear from anyone with any dash-cam footage."

Anyone with any information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 or call 101 quoting the reference number 28 of 21/04/18, alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.