Doctor tried to save biker after crash

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A doctor tried to save a motorbiker who died in a road collision yesterday.

The man was riding a blue Suzuki on Parkgate Drive, Mosborough, Sheffield, when it was in collision with a Renault car at around 7.25am.

Several people at the scene, including a doctor, tried to resuscitate him.

He was taken to the Northern General Hospital by ambulance but pronounced dead at 8.18am.

Police are investigating the collision and appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A police spokesman said: “A number of people tried to resuscitate him, including a doctor who was at the scene at the time, plus police officers, paramedics in the ambulance and finally medics at the Northern General Hospital, but life was pronounced extinct at 8.18am.”

Both the motorbike rider and the driver of the car are believed to be from Sheffield.

Several roads in the nearby area were closed after the collision.

They were reopened at 10.26am.

Witnesses, or anybody with information about the collision, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 151 of Friday, September 20.