Appeal for witnesses after head-on smash leaves four injured

The aftermath of the accident. Photograph: TC Mark Patterson ‏on Twitter
1 May 2019 @ 11.27 am
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This is the aftermath of the A64 crash on Tuesday (1 May).

The accident happened at about 1.10pm when a white Seat Ibiza and a red and cream DAF heavy goods vehicle collided head-on on the westbound entry/exit slip on the A64 at Copmanthorpe.

The HGV was joining the westbound carriageway and the Seat was leaving the westbound carriageway.

One of the four occupants in the Seat was flown to Leeds General Infirmary by the air ambulance with serious non-life threatening injuries.

The female driver was also taken to Leeds General Infirmary by land ambulance with serious non-life threatening injuries.

A police drone was used to assist the investigation

Another passenger was taken to York Hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries and the fourth was treated at the scene by paramedics but did not attend hospital.

The HGV driver was uninjured in the collision.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw either of the two vehicles prior to the collision, anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision or has any dash-cam footage that could help the investigation.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Mark Patterson
Email Mark Patterson here
Quote reference number 12190077832