A MOTORBIKE rider died after losing control and sliding into a parked car at North Anston.
Police said the 23-year-old lost control of his Kawasaki after overtaking two cars on Ryton Road last night (Thursday).
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his family were being supported by specialist officers this morning.
A force spokeswoman said: “It is reported that a green Kawasaki Ninja motorbike, a blue Vauxhall Adam and a white Volkswagen Polo were travelling along Ryton road.
“After overtaking the two cars, it’s believed the motorcyclist lost control, became unseated and slid along the road, before colliding with a parked car.”
Anyone with information about the incident, which happened at 10.40pm, is urged to call 101 quoting incident 988 of October 24.