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 Teenager named following fatal motorbike collision in Haswell


A teenager who tragically died following a motorbike collision on Haswell Front Street has been named as Logan Soakell.

The collision happened on the B1280 at Salter’s Lane shortly before 8.30pm on Friday night (September 6).

The motorcycle carrying the rider and pillion passenger left the carriageway before colliding with a telegraph pole.

Sadly, Logan, 19, who is believed to be riding the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second man, who is believed to be the pillion passenger remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident reference 426 of September 6.