Fatal collision between motorcycle and bus in Guiseley

6 August 2011

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision last night (5th August 2011)  around 11pm at the junction of the A65 Otley Road, Guiseley with the Green.

Two motorcycles, a Yamaha and a Suzuki, were travelling city bound on the A65 Otley Road approaching the junction with The Green. A single decker bus was travelling east to west on the Green towards Park Road. A collison occured between the Yamaha and the bus.

The rider of the Yamaha, a 25 year old man from Yeadon, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary but was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

A 33 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently detained at a police station to be spoken to by officers.

If anyone was around at the time and can help with the enquiry then they should call the Force’s Major Collision Enquiry Team on 01924 293047.


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