Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision near York.
At about 9.30am today, Sunday 10 September, North Yorkshire Police received a report that a black Hyundai Bayon had been stolen from Penrith and was in the North Yorkshire area.
The vehicle was located on the A1(M) shortly after 10am, and officers pursued it heading east along the A59 towards York. Just after 10.20am, as it reached the outer ring road, it was involved in a collision with two other vehicles and overturned.
One man was found in the Hyundai with serious injuries. Another man was found by officers a short distance away from the collision scene.
Both men were taken to hospital for treatment, one by air ambulance, the other by land ambulance.
Anyone who witnessed or has dashcam footage of the collision, or the black Hyundai Bayon being driven any time prior to the collision, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police’s Major Collision Investigation Team on 101, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference NYP-10092023-0188.
As is mandatory in circumstances of serious injury and police involvement, the incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).