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Woman Dies and Man Critical After Motorcycle Collision Near Pickering

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5:05pm 31st March 2014

A man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after a crash on the A170 near Pickering yesterday, which killed a woman.

The woman who died was 55 years old and from Scarborough. Her 63 year old husband, who was riding the motorcycle, is in a critical but stable condition at Hull Royal Infirmary.

The crash happened at around 4.30pm on Sunday 30 March 2014 on the A170 at the junction with Marton Road in the village of Sinnington which is between Pickering and Kirkbymoorside.

A dark coloured Land Rover Discovery was travelling through Sinnington and turning right into Marton Road when it was in collision with a dark coloured Kawasaki motorcycle which was travelling towards Pickering.

Officers want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw either vehicle prior to impact or who saw the collision take place, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team.

The road was closed to allow the casualties to be recovered, for collision investigators to examine the scene and for the vehicles to be recovered, it reopened at around 1.30am.

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