A motorcyclist has died after a collision in Stoke.
It involved a blue Honda motorcycle on Glebe Street in Stoke, just after midnight this morning (12 September).
The 35-year-old male rider died at the scene.
The man, who was local to the area, has yet to be formally identified. His family are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.
Following the collision the road was closed for around five and a half hours.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway by officers from the Collision Investigation Unit.
The crash has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, due to a 'previous incident'.
Anyone with information is urged to contact us on 101 quoting incident 2 of 12 September.