Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old was seriously injured in a two-car crash.
It happened on Marston Lane, between the junctions of Green Lane and Atterwith Lane, at Moor Monkton at 9.18am on Friday (15 December).
It involved a white Mazda 2 car that was heading south and a grey Volkswagen Touareg SUV that was heading north.
An 18-year-old man, a rear seat passenger in the Mazda, had to be extracted from the vehicle by firefighters. He was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
Two other men in this vehicle, the 18-year-old driver and a 17-year-old front seat passenger, sustained injuries which are believed to be minor.
The driver of the Volkswagen, a 33-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries. The three-year-old child in the vehicle was uninjured.
The stretch of road remained closed until 4.45pm while collision investigators worked at the scene and to allow both vehicles to be safely recovered.
Police are asking witnesses to the collision and motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward as soon as possible.
They also want to hear from anyone who may have noticed either the white Mazda 2 or the grey Volkswagen Touareg prior to the incident.
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Martin Hayes
- Email Martin Hayes here
- Quote reference number 12230237251