Morley biker who died in Drighlington bypass crash is named

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A biker from Morley who died in a crash on the Drighlington by-pass has been named.

Steven King was riding a Honda CBR 600 that was involved in a collision with a Fiat Punto on the A650 Drighlington bypass at about 7am today (Thursday).

Police and paramedics were called, but Mr King, aged 64, was confirmed dead at the scene.

Police said the 51-year-old woman who was driving the Punto was not injured and stopped at the scene.

Sergeant Carole Greaves, of the Major Collision Enquiry Team, said: “We believe that Mr King had travelled from Morley along the A650 to Drighlington and the car had come from the Fieldhead Estate at Birstall.

“We would appeal to anyone who witnessed this collision, or anyone who saw either vehicle prior to it to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101.”