Motorcylist critically injured on A53 loses his fight for life

THE motorcyclist critically injured in a crash on the A53 Leek to Buxton road, at  Quarnford, on Sunday, has lost his fight for life in hospital.

The biker’s Suzuki machine was involved in a collision with a VW Transporter van shortly before three o’clock.

The 49 year old, from the Leek area, was airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital, where he has sadly passed away.

Specialist officers are supporting his family at this difficult time.

Officers from the Staffordshire Police collision investigation unit are appealing to anyone who witnessed the accident to call 101, quoting incident number 517 of  October 29.