Motorcyclist dies after crash


POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a road traffic collision.

The collision happened on Furnace Hill Road, Clay Cross, about 12.30pm, on Sunday, August 7.

A police spokesman said: “There was a serious road traffic collision involving the male rider of a black, Suzuki motorcycle who was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Witnesses are urged to call Derbyshire Constabulary’s collision investigation unit on (01773) 571675 or the force’s witness appeal line on (01773) 572929.