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Suspect in court after motorcyclist dies in collision

A suspect has appeared in court after a motorcyclist died following a collision with a lorry.

Emergency services were called to the A617/A60 crossroads junction, in Mansfield, shortly after 4am on Wednesday 12 July.

Sixty-one-year-old Nigel Osler, from Derbyshire, sustained serious injuries and died later that day in hospital.

His family continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

Matthew Wright, aged 45, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (23 May) charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

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Wright, of Leeson Avenue, Charnock Richard, Chorley, was granted unconditional bail and is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 20 June 2024.

Detective Inspector Kate Savage, of Nottinghamshire Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said:

“Since this tragic incident, we have been working hard to understand what happened while continuing to support Mr Osler’s family at this very difficult time.

“A man has now been charged as a result of our investigation and is now going through the court process.” 

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