Motorcyclist seriously injured after Parkgate crash

by Admin

Police in Parkgate appealing for witnesses following a serious collision involving a motorcyclist in this morning

Shortly after 1.45am on Sunday (9th August), a grey Yamaha motorbike was being ridden along Rotherham road away from Parkgate Retail Park.

Around 25 metres after passing under the railway bridge, the rider is said to have lost control, left the road, and collided head on with a road sign.


The 40-year-old, who isn’t believed to have been wearing a helmet at the time, has suffered serious head and spinal injuries.

Road policing officers, are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw the bike prior to the crash.

We’re particularly keen to hear from anyone with dash cam or CCTV footage which could assist our enquiries.We are also looking to speak to a second motorcyclist, riding a Husgavarna bike, who we believe was in the area at the time of the collision.

If you can help, please contact police via 101. The incident number to quote is 129 of 9 August. Any video footage can be sent through to with the incident number in the subject line.

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