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Biker from Leigh dies after colliding with a pheasant
11:19am Tuesday 15th October 2013 in News
A MOTORCYCLIST from Leigh has died after crashing when a pheasant flew into him.
Christopher Adams, 54, was travelling along the A6116 towards Thrapston, Corby, Northamptonshire, when he was struck by the bird on Saturday afternoon.
The impact caused him to swerve into a lay-by and smash into the kerb.
He was airlifted to University Hospital in Coventry with serious injuries. He sadly later died.
*Tributes in tomorrow's Echo
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