Detectives appeal for information after motorcyle death

Police are appealing for information after a man died while using an off-road motorcycle track.

The incident happened on Morley’s Lane in Tyldesley on Saturday 22 June.

Around 1.55pm, the rider, a 19-year-old man, lost control of his vehicle and left the track, which caused him to be thrown from the motorcycle.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he passed away from his injuries at the scene.

Officers are keen on speaking to anyone who may have witnessed the incident at the track and has not yet been spoken to.

Detective Constable Phil Drummond, from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of this young man who was out enjoying himself on a racetrack – we are in contact with them to provide assistance.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have video footage, to please come forward. Your information could help our enquiries.”

If you have any information, please contact police via 0161 856 4741, 101 or alternatively gmp.police.uk, quoting log 1673 of 22/06/24.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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