Police name Batley motorcyclist who died in Wakefield crash

A 56-year-old man, Andrew Dawson from Batley, died at the scene of the collision which happened on Aberford Road on Tuesday.
A 56-year-old man, Andrew Dawson from Batley, died at the scene of the collision which happened on Aberford Road on Tuesday.

West Yorkshire Police have identified a motorcyclist who died after crashing into a van in Wakefield.

Andrew Dawson, 56, from Batley, died at the scene of the collision on Aberford Road at around 6pm, on Tuesday.

Mr Dawson’s motorbike was involved in a collision with a Peugeot Expert van.

Anyone with information or anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101, quoting log 1443 of 15/10.