Motorcyclist killed in collision with van

A LEEK motorcyclist has been killed in a road accident near Ashbourne.

The 65 year old man was involved in a coliision with a van in Watery Lane, Clifton.

The accident happened at around 3.15pm on Thursday.

An East Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics did all they could to save the man’s life.

We sent two paramedics in rapid response vehicles, a crewed ambulance and the air ambulance to the scene,” he said.