A taxi driver has died in a crash near Harrogate.
The collision happened at around 1.20am on Sunday (18 June) on the A61 Harrogate Road at Dunkeswick.
It involved a grey BMW which collided with a black Peugeot taxi.
Sadly, the driver of the taxi, a man in his 40s died at the scene. His family have been informed and are receiving support form specially trained officers.
The driver of the BMW, a man in his 20s, remains in hospital.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The stretch of road was closed until 3.20pm on Sunday afternoon to allow officers to investigate the scene.
“Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen the collision or who may have any dashcam footage of the collision or the vehicles prior to the incident, to come forward.”
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