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Appeal launched to trace motorcycle rider following fatal Rowsley collision

Officers investigating a collision on the A6 near Rowsley in which a man died, would like to identify the rider of a Suzuki Hayabusa who may have witnessed the incident.

Officers were called to reports of a collision between a grey Audi A6 estate and a black Aprilia motorbike just before 4.30pm on Sunday July 7.

The motorcyclist, a 46-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The force says specialist officers are supporting the man’s family. 

Officers would like to identify the rider of a dark-coloured Suzuki Hayabusa which was seen travelling along the A6 from Rowsley around the time of the collision. This person may have witnessed the incident, and may be able to help with the force's enquiries.

If you saw this bike, or were driving in the area at the time and have dash cam footage, contact police using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Quote reference number 19*353568 in any correspondence.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
  • Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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