Tong Road: Police appeal after biker killed in collision


Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on Tong Road last night.

At 8.28pm on Tuesday a collision involving a motorbike and a Ford Mondeo occurred on Tong Road, at the junction with Albany Street.

The Mondeo had been turning right out of Albany Street and the motorbike was travelling along Tong Road towards Leeds city centre at the time of the incident.

The rider of the motorbike, a 42-year-old man, was seriously injured and, despite the efforts of members of the public and ambulance staff, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police Major Collision enquiry team are investigating the collision and would like to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle in the time leading to the collision or witnessed the collision itself.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MCET via 101 quoting reference 13180454074.


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