Police appeal for witnesses following accident

Rishworth accident scene.
Rishworth accident scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an accident in Rishworth.

A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed in the accident which happened in Oldham Road at around 7.30pm on Wednesday night.

The rider who was out with a friend, was on his own bike, a Honda motorbike, travelling away from Sowerby Bridge when it negotiated a left bend. It is not thought any other vehicles were involved.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact the Major Collision and Enquiry Team on 101.