Inquest opens after much-loved Buxton biker dies in Peak District crash

Mark Young. Picture submitted.
Mark Young. Picture submitted.

An inquest has opened following the death of a motorcyclist in the Peak District.

At 4.15pm on Thursday, May 5, a Jaguar car was in collision with a green Kawasaki motorcycle on Main Road in Bradwell at the junction with Gore Lane.

The motorcyclist, 50-year-old Mark Young, of Monsal Avenue, Buxton, was pronounced dead at the scene despite attempts to resuscitate him.

Mr Young’s inquest was opened and adjourned at Chesterfield coroners’ court on Thursday.

DC Darren Parkin, of Derbyshire Constabulary’s collision investigation unit, appealed for witnesses or anyone with information about the crash to call officers on 101, quoting incident number 472 of May 5.

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