Police appeal after motorcyclist dies in collision

Friday, 24th August 2018

An appeal has been made by Warwickshire Police for witnesses following the fatal collision on Woodford Lane in Nuneaton, between Woodford Bridge and Woodford Cottage.

Police were called at 7.37pm on Sunday (19 August) to a report of the red Honda motorcycle colliding with a white Ford Transit van.

Sam Giess, 26, from Nuneaton, was taken to hospital where he sadly died on Tuesday (21 August).

PC Mark Russell of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with Sam’s family and friends following this tragic incident and we are providing them with support.

“Our investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding this collision. We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen either the motorcycle or van driving in the area around the time of the collision.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 388 of 19 August 2018.