Motorcyclist dies 'skidding on ice under bus' in Stanley
- 29 December 2013
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A motorcyclist died after apparently skidding on ice and ending up beneath an oncoming bus.
It happened on the B6313 Craghead Lane in Stanley, County Durham at about 09:00 GMT on Saturday.
"The rider of the motorcycle was trapped under the bus and pronounced dead at scene by ambulance personnel," a Durham Police spokesman said.
The bus driver, from Washington, was treated for shock. Police are appealing for witnesses.