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Man in Hospital with Head Injuries After York Collision


2:26pm 8th February 2014

Police are appealing for a vital witness to come forward after a road traffic collision in York, which left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

It occurred at around 12.15am on Saturday 8 February 2014, at the junction of Boroughbridge Road and Carr Lane. 

The collision involved a silver Skoda Octavia taxi, travelling along Boroughbridge Road towards the city, and a 31-year-old York man, crossing the road from Carr Lane towards Ouse Acres.

As a result of the incident the pedestrian suffered a serious head injury and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in a stable condition.

Traffic Constable Andy Morton, of the Force’s Roads Policing Group, said: “If you witnessed the collision or were in the Boroughbridge Road area at the time of the collision, I ask you to contact the police straight away. 

“I am particularly keen to trace the driver of a dark coloured vehicle waiting to turn right fromBoroughbridge Road into Carr Lane around the time of the collision, as I believe they may have vital information which could assist my enquiries.”

Anyone who can assist with this investigation should contact York police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Andy Morton. Alternatively, information can be emailed to andrew.morton@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Please quote reference number 12140020868.



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