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Motorcyclist dies in Rowsley collision

A man has died following a collision near Rowsley yesterday afternoon

Police were called to reports of a collision between a grey Audi A6 estate and a black Aprilla motorbike just before 4.30pm.

Officers attended and were assisted by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, East Midlands Ambulance Service and an air ambulance crew.

The motorcyclist, a 46-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification is yet to take place, but the man's family have been informed. Officers say their thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who was driving nearby at the time and has dash cam installed, is asked to contact Derbyshire Police quoting reference number 19*353568

If you believe you have video that may help the investigation then it should be downloaded to an external device and secured for officers to view.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form www.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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