M62 Simister Island accident: biker killed in crash at junction 18

Police are investigating the collision on the slip road of the M62.

A motorbiker has died following a crash at Simister Island, north of Manchester.

Greater Manchester Police officers attended the incident at junction 18 of the M60 and M62 around 2.50pm on Tuesday (22 June).

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They say the biker, a man in his 60s, came off his Yahama motorcycle as it entered the eastbound slip road of the M62.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronouned dead. Police added his family has been told and they are continuing their investigations today.

  • Anyone with information or dash cam footage showing the motorcycle in the lead up to the collision should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at GMP on 0161 856 4741 quoting reference 1913 21/05/22.