Crash victim named

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A MOTORCYCLIST who died after a road traffic accident in Ackworth has been named as Michael William Carling.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed the 43-year-old man from Doncaster died as a result of the crash on Pontefract Road on Sunday April 1.

Mr Carling was riding a Suzuki GSXR 750cc motorcycle when it collided with a Piaggo Zip 100cc motorcycle at around 3.40pm.

The rider of the Piaggo motorcyle was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary where he is receiving treatment for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the southern area roads policing unit by calling West Yorkshire Police on 101.