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At about 7.20pm on Tuesday 9 December 2014, police were called to Plodder Lane in Farnworth, Bolton, following reports a motorcyclist had collided with a pedestrian island.

Officers attended and found the rider, a 39-year-old man from the Bolton area, with serious injuries.

He was rushed to the Royal Bolton Hospital where he sadly died.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision.

Police are now appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.

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