A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision on the A59 near Skipton.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which occurred at around 3.27pm on Sunday, October 11.

Police say the man was travelling near East Marton towards Skipton when his red Honda motorbike left the road.

The 50-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance but sadly died later as a result of his injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam footage to contact them on 101 quoting reference 12200178871 or email: laura.cleary@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk