15/08/2016 Middlesbrough

Appeal for Witnesses Following a Fatal Collision on Birchington Avenue

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision which occurred on Birchington Avenue, Grangetown on the 14th August 2016 in which an 18yrd old male sadly died.

The collision occurred at around 7:30pm on Birchington Avenue at its junction with St Andrews Rd East and involved an Orange Ford Ka and a red off road style motorcycle.  As a result of the collision the 18yr old motorcyclist sadly passed away the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses that would have seen the red motorcycle in the Birchington Avenue area of Grangetown prior to the collision and specifically the driver of a Silver Vauxhall Meriva/Zafira which is believed to have passed the scene of the collision prior to it occurring.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Sharon Smith of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 147326.