Police are hunting for a driver who disappeared soon after a crash which closed a York road.
We reported yesterday that a two-vehicle crash had closed Strensall Road, Earswick.
More details about the collision have now been released, along with an appeal for the public’s help.
The crash happened at 12.35pm on Monday (10 October) and involved a white VW Transporter and a grey Kia.
The driver of the VW Transporter failed to stop at the scene and the vehicle was found abandoned a short distance away on The Village, Earswick.
The occupants of the Kia received minor injuries.
The stretch of road was closed for two hours while officers investigated the scene and to allow the vehicles to be recovered.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicles prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation.
“Dashcam footage or CCTV may have captured the incident or the persons involved.
“In particular, we are appealing for information to identify any occupants of the white VW Transporter.”
If you can help, contact police on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 600 Leah
- Email PC Leah here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12220180688