Appeal after fatal road accident

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POLICE are appealing for information after a fatal road accident in Ackworth.

Officers were called to Pontefract Road at around 3.40pm on Sunday April 1 after a Piaggo Zip 100cc motorcycle and Suzuki GSXR 750cc motorcycle collided. The rider of the Suzuki motorcycle, who is believed to be from the Doncaster area, died as a result of the crash.

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.