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Witness appeal following fatal collision in Sherburn-in-Elmet

Last modified: 18 March 2019 at 11:13am

Police are appealing for witnesses to and information about a fatal collision in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

The collision occurred at about 8.20pm on Saturday 16 March 2019, when a black Volvo V50 car, which was travelling on Low Street towards South Milford, mounted the pavement outside the Spar shop.

The car subsequently struck bollards and a stationary vehicle.

The driver of the Volvo, a 56-year-old local man, was treated at the scene by paramedics, but was sadly pronounced dead.

The road remained closed for collision investigation and vehicle recovery until about 12.30am the following day.

Anyone who saw the collision and has not yet been spoken to by police should contact either TC Mark Patterson, or the Thirsk Major Collision Investigation Team via email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or phone 101. Please quote incident reference number 12190047785.

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