Man who died in Motorbike crash is named
7:10am 1st August 2012
A motorcyclist who sadly died in a crash in Market Weighton has been named.
34 year old Philip John Cleary was from Howden.
The smash happened outside Middlethorpe Farm over the weekend.
Humberside Police Statement:
A motorcyclist who sadly died when involved in a collision on the A164 outside Middlethorpe Farm in Market Weighton at the weekend has been formally identified.
34 year old Philip John Clearyof Rosewoods, Howden was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision which happened at around 1855hrs on Monday 30 July.
He was riding a blue coloured Honda motorcycle and was travelling along the A614 from Howden in the direction of Middleton on the Wolds, when the it is believed he lost control of the motorcycle. This resulted in a collision with a silver coloured Toyota Rav, which was travelling in the opposite direction. The motorcycle then collided with a blue coloured Ford Focus, also travelling in the opposite direction.
Mr Cleary sadly died at the scene. The occupants travelling in the other vehicles were not injured.
The road was closed at Londesborough roundabout and re-opened at approximately 2350hrs.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 quoting log 570 of Monday 30 July 2012.
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