Sheffield man, 23, dies after motorbike crashes into lamppost on busy dual carriageway

A Sheffield man died after his motorbike crashed into a lamppost on a busy dual carriageway.

Saturday, 30th January 2021, 3:28 pm
Centenary Way.

The 23-year-old was riding along Centenary Way, Canklow, Rotherham, when he crashed close to the junction with Canklow Road, just before noon yesterday.He was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Yorkshire Police said: “It is reported that a black Daelim motorcycle was involved in a collision with a lamppost. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

“The rider of the motorcycle, a 23-year-old Sheffield man, sadly suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been notified and are receiving support.

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"Officers are keen to hear from any motorists who may hold dash cam footage of the collision, as well as any motorists or witnesses who were travelling along Centenary Way and may have seen the motorcycle prior to the collision.”Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 290 of January 28.

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