Appeal after motorcyclist left critical following collision in Middleton

Date published: 24 September 2020

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured following a road traffic collision in Middleton.

Shortly after 4.15pm yesterday (23 September 2020), officers were called to a report of a road traffic collision on Rochdale Road involving a van and a motorcycle.

A man in his 30s was riding a white and black Honda CBR motorcycle towards Middleton town centre when it collided with a white Peugeot Expert van near the junction close to Hopwood Hall College.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance, where he remains in a critical condition.

Sergeant Andrew Page of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Our thoughts remain with the family of the man who currently remains in critical condition in hospital.

"It's absolutely vital that anyone who may have information or may have seen anything should come forward.

"Anyone that has dashcam footage or saw either of the vehicles prior to the collision should get in touch by calling 0161 856 4741 quoting log 1886 of 23/09/2020.

"Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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