Family Rescued From Ditch After Road Accident
9:11am 21st April 2014
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-car collision on the A169 Whitby to Pickering road. It involved a blue Fiat Panda and a blue MG ZR car and occurred close to RAF Fylingdales at about 9.25am on Saturday (19 April 2014). Five occupants in the Fiat Panda, which ended up on its side in a ditch, were taken to Scarborough Hospital by ambulance for treatment to none life-threatening injuries. It is believed they are grandparents and their grandchildren who were visiting from the Birmingham area. The man driving the MG, from the Stafford area, was uninjured.
Emergency assistance was also provided by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and staff from RAF Fylingdales.Traffic was managed around the collision scene to allow the police to investigate and for the recovery of the Fiat Panda from the ditch. The road was back to normal by 11.50am.
Witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing either the blue Fiat Panda or the blue MG ZR prior to the incident, are urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Gareth Gilleard. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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