UPDATED: Police renew appeal for witnesses following serious collision on B6265 near Skipton
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Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information following a collision which happened on the B6265 Grassington Road at around 7am on Wednesday 24 May between a runner and a man driving a white Ford Transit van with chevron markings on the back.
The runner, a man in his fifties, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He currently remains in hospital in a serious, but stable condition.
The driver of the Ford Transit, a man in his thirties from Lancashire, has been assisting police with their enquiries and has been interviewed as a voluntary attendee. No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.
Officers have renewed their appeal to any drivers who were in the area at the time, who have not yet contacted police to get in touch. They’d particularly like to speak to anyone who may have seen or captured dashcam footage of either the driver or the runner prior to the collision, or the collision itself.
If you can help the investigation please email [email protected], or contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Emma Wallace
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230093255.
Original appeal issued 4.58pm on Wednesday 24 May 2023
Police appeal following serious road traffic collision near Skipton
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses, dashcam footage and information about a road traffic collision that occurred on the B6265 Grassington Road, near the junction of Brackenley Road, just outside Skipton.
It happened at around 7am on this morning (Wednesday 24 May 2023) and involved a white coloured Transit Connect van with chevron markings on the back and a 50 year-old man who was out running.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious, life changing injuries.
The stretch of road was closed whilst officers investigated the scene and cleared the road.
Officers are now appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the van or the pedestrian prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation.
In particular, officers are appealing for anybody who may have dashcam footage of, or around the time, of the incident.
If you can help, please email [email protected], or contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Emma Wallace
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230093255