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 Did you witness a collision near Bowburn on Saturday?

 27/03/2019

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a two vehicle collision near to Bowburn.

The collision which occurred on the A1M at junction 61 just after 12.30pm on Saturday afternoon (March 23) involved a grey Ford fiesta and a red Triumph tiger motorcycle.


It is believed the driver of the fiesta moved into lane two and collided with the motorbike throwing the rider into the central reservation point.


The motorcyclist was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with three broken ribs.


A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, he has since been released under investigation.


Police are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.


Please call PC Dave Brawn on 101 quoting reference number 199 of March 23.