A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a collision with a car on a North Yorkshire road.

The biker, riding a red and white Honda CBR Fireblade, was involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Cavalier on the B6451 at Norwood Mast, near Harrogate.

He died at the scene.

Eight motorcyclists have died in accidents on North Yorkshire roads this year.

Anyone with information on the crash, which happened at about 1.20pm yesterday, is asked to phone PC Tracey Smailes on 01423 539326.

Updated: 10:52 Wednesday, April 23, 2003