Motorcyclist dies and passenger fights for life after crash

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A man has died in a motorcycle collision in the High Peak.

The collision between a motorcycle and a car happened on Thursday, May 12, about 7.35pm, on the A6 between King Sterndale and Cowdale.

As a result, the 48 year-old man who was driving the motorcycle suffered fatal injuries and a 42 year-old female passenger was taken to Northern General Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like anyone with information to contact the collision investigation team at Ripley on 101 quoting incident number 717, of May 12.