Biker named after fatal Market Weighton horse box crash

A motorcyclist who died when his bike collided with a horse box in Market Weighton has been named by police.

Simon Parker, 37, from Bolton Percy suffered fatal injuries when a blue Ford Cargo horse box collided with his silver Suzuki.

The fatal accident happened at about 1730 GMT on Saturday on the A1079 at the junction with Holme Road.

The road was closed in both directions for four hours after the accident while the area was examined.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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