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Motorcyclist dies in Manchester 'swerving to avoid car'

Category: England

Published: 3rd Aug 2012 09:35:50

A man on a motorbike died after he swerved to miss a head-on collision with a car and crashed into a metal fence in Manchester, police said.

The 30-year-old was riding a yellow Suzuki off-road bike on Bank Bridge Road, Clayton, at about 17:45 BST on Thursday.

Police said the bike swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle.

He hit an embankment and crashed into a metal fence. He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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BBC News, 2012. Motorcyclist dies in Manchester 'swerving to avoid car' [Online] (Updated 3rd Aug 2012)
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