A motorbike crashed into two pedestrians and their baby in an incident that left five people in hospital.
The collision on Burdyke Avenue at around 2.10am yesterday (Thursday, 12 May) closed the road for nearly 12 hours.
Today police revealed more details about what happened, and appealed for witnesses.
A Yamaha motorcycle collided with a stationary Ford Fiesta and two pedestrians and their baby.
The rider and pillion passenger of the motorcycle, both men, sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital.
The pedestrians, a man, woman and their baby, sustained facial injuries in the incident and were also taken to hospital.
None of the casualties are believed to have life-threatening injuries.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The road was closed to allow emergency services to attend to the casualties and to allow officers to examine the scene and recover the vehicles involved.
“Witnesses, including anyone who saw a dark-coloured motorcycle travelling in the area prior to the collision, or anyone with any other information that could assist the collision investigation, is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police.”
Contact details below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask for the Force Control Room
- Quote reference number NYP-12052022-0033