A 29-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist has died after crashing into a brick gate post last night.

At around 10.50pm last night, Tuesday, April 18, officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Rutland Road, Tyldesley.

Greater Manchester Police believe that a motorcyclist lost control of their vehicle before colliding with a brick gate post of a residential address.

The rider, a 29-year-old man, died at the scene.

The family of the rider are being supported by specialist officers.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses - or anyone with dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage - to please get in touch.

You can do so by calling GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 4149 of 18/04/2023.

A report can also be made via GMP's website: www.gmp.police.uk Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.