A MOTORBIKE rider died after a crash yesterday afternoon, Sunday.

Police were sent to Riley Lane in Wigan at around 2.30pm after a collision between a motorbike and a VW Golf.

The motorbike rider - a man in his 30s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the VW Golf remained at the scene to speak with officers.

There were road closures in place on Toddington Lane, as well as at the junction of Riley Lane and Meadowpit Lane.

No arrests were made and enquiries are ongoing.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen either vehicle in the area at the time of the collision and also want to speak to anyone with dashcam footage.

If you have any information contact police on 101 quoting incident number 1,231 of April 14.

Alternatively get in touch with the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.