North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a serious collision that occurred on the B1257 at the crossroads between Slingsby village, Malton Road and Castle Howard.
It happened at 8.06am on Monday 15 January 2024 and involved two cars, a black Kia Venga and a Red Citroen Berlingo.
The male driver of the Citroen Berlingo, a man in his 60s, suffered five broken ribs as a result of the accident and currently remains in York hospital receiving treatment.
The female driver of the Kia Venga has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
One lane along the stretch of road remained open whilst officers managed the scene, and the vehicles were shortly recovered.
We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing either vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone with dash-cam footage, to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation.
In particular, we are appealing for information about the direction of travel for both vehicles and their manner of driving prior to and during the collision.
If you can help, please email [email protected] , or contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Jessica Roebuck.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12240008464.