A6 HIT-AND-RUN UPDATE: Five men arrested in connection with death of New Mills motorcyclist

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Police have arrested five men after a man died in a road collision in Taddington on Friday evening.

The men, whose ages range from 51 to 20 and come from Staffordshire, were arrested on Sunday in connection with the death.

Police say the collision is thought to have happened at about 11.30pm on Friday July 24 on the A6 in Taddington Dale and involved a red 125cc Lexmoto Arizona motorcycle and a car.

The motorcyclist, a 24-year-old man from New Mills, was pronounced dead at the scene. The car involved failed to stop.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or can assist with any information to trace the vehicle involved, which will have substantial damage, is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 14 of July 25, 2015.