Man suffers serious injuries in car crash near York

The aftermath of the accident. Photograph: North Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Group on Twitter
17 May 2016 @ 9.19 am
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Two men were injured, one seriously, in an accident near York which left a car upside down in a roadside field.

The accident happened at about 5pm on Monday (May 16).

A collision occurred on Wheldrake Lane, near Crockey Hill. It involved a blue MG ZR, which was travelling from Wheldrake towards Crockey Hill when it left the road into a field, before coming to rest upside down.

Both occupants of the car, two men, were taken to Leeds General Infirmary. The passenger was taken by air ambulance, suffering from serious injuries.

The road was closed to allow police to investigate the scene, and re-opened at 10pm.

Appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

TC Mark Patterson, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said:

I want to hear from any witnesses who saw the blue MG ZR as it travelled on Wheldrake Lane between the village and Crockey Hill, or the collision itself.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for TC Mark Patterson
Email TC Patterson here
Quote reference number 12160085520