We can now confirm that sadly, a man, who was the only occupant of the vehicle that went over the cliff near Filey earlier today, died this afternoon.
His family have been informed, however, we are not yet in a position to release his identity.
Police investigators remain at the scene of the incident to examine the scene and establish the circumstances. A multi-agency operation is in place to arrange for the recovery the vehicle from the base of the cliffs.
Statement issued 3.27pm 18 October 2022
We are working with the Coastguard, RNLI fire service and ambulance service at the scene of an incident on the cliffs near the Blue Dolphin holiday park near Filey.
We received reports at around 1.34pm on 18 October that a car had gone over the cliff onto the rocks below.
All agencies are working together to attend to the casualty and recover the vehicle.