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Mayfield man dies in road collision

Posted on 23rd June 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road crash on the A52 on Friday June 20.

The collision happened at approximately 9pm on the A52 Painters Lane between Osmaston and Brailsford. 

A white Honda motorcycle, which was travelling from the direction of Ashbourne, appears to have lost control near the junction of Hall Lane and was then in collision with a grey Land Rover Freelander, which was turning out of Hall Lane. 

Owen Pilkington (40) of Ashlea Drive in Mayfield, who was riding the motorcycle, sustained fatal injuries. 

The road was closed until 2am on Saturday June 21.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle prior to the incident to contact Derbyshire Police Collision Investigation Unit on 101 and ask for PC 919 Glynn.


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