Motorcyclist dies in crash in Castleford involving several cars

A motorcyclist has died after a "very serious collision" involving a bike and several cars, police have said.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Front Street in Glasshoughton, Castleford, at about 16:00 BST where it was confirmed the man had died as a result of the crash.

A road closure was in place on Tuesday evening, West Yorkshire Police said.

Officers asked drivers to avoid the area while a recovery operation and investigations took place.

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