Motorcyclist killed in crash as police seek witnesses

A 43-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene following a single vehicle crash, Police Scotland confirm.

Motorcyclist killed in crash in West Lothian as police seek witnesses © Google Maps 2024

A motorcyclist has died after being involved in a crash in West Lothian.

Emergency services raced to the B792 Blackburn Road in Addiewell after a blue Suzuki GSXR motorbike crashed at around 9.25pm on Monday.

The motorcyclist, a 43-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for around four hours whilst a full collision investigation was carried out and later re-opened around 1.35am on Tuesday.

Police are carrying out enquiries into the incident.

Sergeant Barry Sommerville, Roads Policing Unit, Livingston, said: “We are keen to hear from any motorists, especially any with dash-cam footage, who were driving on the B792 between 9.10pm and 9.25pm.

“If you were in the area and have not yet spoke to police and have information you feel may assist our investigation, then please call officers on 101 quoting incident number 4192 of Monday, August 14.

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