A MOTORCYCLIST killed in a crash on the M62 in the Bradford area last week has been officially named by police.

Shay O'Connell, 50, was riding his motorbike in the eastbound carriageway of the M62 when he was involved in a crash on the exit slip road at Junction 24 for Brighouse in the early hours of Wednesday, May 8.

The bike was involved in a collision with a stationary car at around 1am.

Mr O'Connell, who is from the Bourne area in Lincolnshire, died as a result of the crash.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 47 of Wednesday, May 8, use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website, or contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.