Biker suffers broken leg in Lythe Bank collision

The wreck of a crashed motorcycle near Lythe
The wreck of a crashed motorcycle near Lythe

A 25-year-old Whitby man broke his leg after being involved in a serious collision on Lythe Bank on Friday.

At around 3.05pm on Friday June 6, a white Ducati motorcycle was involved in a collision with a silver Peugeot 207, on the A174.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 25-year-old man who was travelling from Whitby towards Lythe, suffered a fractured leg in the incident and was taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment.

The driver of the Peugeot, which was travelling in the opposite direction, was uninjured in the collision.

The road was closed for around three hours while officers investigated the collision.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle prior to the incident to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Traffic Constable Paul Moon or Scarborough Road’s Policing Group.

Alternatively, information an be emailed to

Quote reference number 12140091490 when passing information about this incident.