Biker in fight for life after Huddersfield crash

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A MOTORCYCLIST is fighting for life in hospital following a crash in the Kirkburton area of Huddersfield last night.

The 22-year-old man's Yamaha bike was involved in collision with an Audi A6 car on Penistone Road just after 10pm on Tuesday. (November 3)

The motorcyclist came off his bike and was then struck by a Ford Focus.

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield where his condition is described as critical.

Police said the Audi A6 has been turning right via a filter lane from Penistone Road on to Storthes Hall Lane when it collided with the motorcyclist, who had been travelling along Penistone Road in the direction of Huddersfield.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call West Yorkshire Police's western area safer roads and neighbourhood support team via 101.