Stockton motorcyclist killed in A171 crash in North Yorkshire

A motorcyclist has died after crashing with a car on the A171 in North Yorkshire

The 47-year-old man from Stockton, near Middlesbrough, died at the scene of the crash at the Falcon Pub, near Cloughton, North Yorkshire Police said.

He had been travelling on a Yamaha motorcycle towards Scarborough when he collided with a Nissan X-trail at around 10:20 BST.

The man was in convoy with a second motorcycle at the time of the crash.

North Yorkshire police appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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