Woman dies in road accident

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A 48-year-old woman from Dronfield has died after a motorcycle crash.

Police said the woman, was travelling as the pillion passenger on a Suzuki motorbike when the collision occurred in Peafield Lane, in Mansfield Woodhouse. at around 7.15pm on Monday.

She and the 51-year-old man driving the bike were taken to King’s Mill Hospital, but she died from her injuries at 8pm. The man is currently in a critical condition in intensive care.

A police spokesman said: “The crash occurred when the motorcycle, travelling between Mansfield Woodhouse and Warsop Windmill towards Ollerton, was in collision with a Kia Picanto and a Rover.

“No one else was injured in the incident.”

Officers reopened the road at 11.40pm.

Anyone who witnessed the crash who has not yet come forward is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police’s Crash Investigation Unit on 0300 300 9999 extension 816 2225 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.