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Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision near Selby.

Last modified: 26 March 2019 at 03:10pm

The incident happened at 3.23pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 on the A63 on the roundabout at the junction with the A1041 at Selby, at a location known as the ‘wishing well’ roundabout. 

During the incident, a white Vauxhall Corsa van collided with a grey Hyundai Tucson, causing the Hyundai to collide with a traffic island and road sign.

The Vauxhall Corsa left the scene without stopping and will have had damage to the front of the vehicle.

The two occupants of the Hyundai, a man and a woman in their seventies, suffered serious injuries and were taken to York Hospital.

The Corsa is believed to have travelled south on the A19 and around the A63 prior to the collision.

Officers investigating the collision are appealing for anyone who may have been on the A63 or A19 around the time of the collision, or who saw either vehicle prior to or after the collision to get in touch. Anyone who has any dashcam footage of the collision or the Vauxhall Corsa, is also asked to contact police.

A 44 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. He has been release under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with any information is asked to dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to TC Martin Hayes. Alternatively, you can email martin.hayes@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference number 12190053067 when passing on information.

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