Police name fatal crash victim

Shaun Watkinson from Bolton, who died followiing a collision at Hailwood's Rise

Shaun Watkinson from Bolton, who died followiing a collision at Hailwood's Rise

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Police have named the visiting biker who died following a collision on the Mountain Road last week.

Shaun Watkinson, a 55-year-old from Bolton. was treated for his injuries by the public, police and paramedics at the scene, but was pronounced dead on his arrival at Noble’s Hospital.

The incident happened at around 6.45am last Thursday at Hailwood’s Rise when Mr Watkinson’s BMW motorcycle collided with the back of a Citroen C4 car driven by a local man. The road was closed for several hours.

Police inquiries into the collision are continuing.

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