Missing motorbike in fatal Burnley collision handed in to police

A motorbike, believed to be missing after it was involved in a fatal collision in Burnley, has been found and handed in to police.

Wednesday, 23rd December 2020, 6:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd December 2020, 6:58 pm

Police had earlier today appealed for the return of the bike, which had been involved in a collision in in Harold Street, at the junction with Melrose Avenue, this afternoon.

A 22-year-old man later died from his injuries, police later confirmed.Sgt Andy Halliwell, of the Lancashire Police TacOps team, said: “This was an utterly tragic incident, with a 22-year-old man having lost this life. First and foremost our thoughts are with his family and friends and we send them our deepest condolences."

Anybody with information should call 101, quoting log 667 of December 23rd.

Harold Street was closed following the accident