Driver killed and two horses injured in A-road collision


  • A driver has been killed and two horses injured in a collision between a automobile and a horsebox close to York.

    North Yorkshire Police is interesting for any witnesses to or dashcam footage of the deadly collision on the A64 at 3.05pm yesterday (5 December), on the junction with Towthorpe Moor Lane and Widespread Lane.



    The incident concerned a blue Mazda 2, which was travelling on Widespread Lane in direction of the A64, and a blue DAF lorry, which was heading westbound, in direction of York, on the A64.

    “Sadly, the driving force of the Mazda, an area man aged in his late 60s, was pronounced useless on the scene and the front-seat passenger, an area lady aged in her 70s, was transported to Hull Royal Infirmary in a essential situation,” a spokesman for North Yorkshire Police mentioned.

    “The motive force of the DAF horsebox, a girl aged in her 50s from the Leeds space, has minor accidents.

    “Two horses within the car needed to be handled by a vet for minor accidents.”

    The street was closed till practically 9pm, as police investigated the scene and each autos have been recovered.

    “Anybody who witnessed the collision or motorists with related dashcam footage are urged to return ahead to help the investigation,” the spokesman mentioned.

    Anybody with info ought to electronic mail Ben.Prosser-Waite@northyorkshire.police.uk or name North Yorkshire Police on 101, possibility 2, and ask Ben Prosser-Waite. Quote reference quantity 12230230786 when offering particulars.

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