A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision in Malpas.

The incident happened on the A49 in Bickley Moss at around 5pm yesterday (September 10).

The 57-year-old, who was riding an Aprilla motorcycle, died at the scene.

The collision also involved a Ford Fiesta and a Yamaha motorcycle.

Both the driver of the car and the Yamaha rider sustained minor injuries.

In a statement Cheshire Constabulary said: "Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Malpas.

"At around 5pm on Thursday 10 September police were called to A49 in Bickley Moss following reports of a collision involving a Ford Fiesta, an Aprilia motorcycle and a Yamaha motorcycle.

"The rider of the Aprilia, a 57-year-old man from Freckleton, died at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed.

"The driver of the Ford Fiesta and rider of the Yamaha both sustained minor injuries.

"Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have any dashcam footage of the vehicles before the incident to come forward."