Motorcyclist dies after collision in Tameside

Police say they are working to get the 35-year-old’s ‘devastated’ family answers about how he lost his life.

A motorcyclist has died following a collision in Tameside.

Police were called to the incident involving a black motorcycle on Mottram Moor in Mottram at around 10.15pm on Sunday 8 May.

Emergency services attended and an 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and specialist officers are supporting them.

Police say the family are “devastated” by the shocking and sudden loss and they are working to establish exactly what happened to him.

PC Phillip Collingwood, from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family who are understandably devastated at the loss of their loved one and we’re doing all we can to get the family the answers they need.

“I would ask anyone with information or anyone who may have seen the black motorcycle prior to the collision to get in touch.”

Witnesses or anyone who may have information about what happened should call police on 0161 856 4741 or report it online or via LiveChat at www.gmp.police.uk