Three drivers who did not stop may be key to investigation into death of teenager near Stamford

Three drivers who did not stop following a collision in which a teenage motorcyclist died are being asked to come forward by police.

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 12:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:57 pm
Floral tributes left at the scene of the crash in Uffington Road, Stamford EMN-160622-093918001

Emergency services were called to the A1175 Uffington Road at approximately 9.20pm on Monday, June 20, after a motorcyclist had been involved in a single vehicle road traffic collision.

Despite efforts at the scene to give CPR, he was pronounced dead a short time later. He had been riding a black Yamaha 125cc and is believed to be a 17-year-old local man.

PC Dave Mitchell, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A motorist did stop to help the motorcyclist, and that witness has informed us that there was possibly three vehicles travelling in front of them that did not.

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“These vehicles would have been directly behind the motorcyclist, so we desperately want to hear from those drivers.

“If you were one of these, please call PC Nigel Gasgoigne on our Collision Witness Line, 01522 558855.”

Floral tributes from friends and family members have been left near to the Hindmarch Stamford Peugeot accident repair centre.

This is the 26th fatal victim on Lincolnshire’s roads so far this calendar year, compared with 21 at the same time last year.