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Car Driver Killed in Collision With Parked HGV in Lay-By On A168


6:46am 8th December 2014

Fatal collision between a car and heavy good vehicle in a lay-by on the north-bound carriageway of A168 between Dishforth and Thirsk.

It happened at around 10.30am Sunday 7 December 2014 and involved a dark blue Mercedes A-class car which collided with the rear of a green and white HGV which was parked in the lay-by near the Asenby turn-off.

The driver of the Mercedes, a man aged in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The lorry driver, a man aged in his 30s, was uninjured.

Both lanes of the north-bound carriageway of the A168 were closed at the time.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the dark blue Mercedes A-class car prior to the incident, are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Chris Garbutt or Graham Waller. Or email Chris.Garbutt@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference NYP-07122014-0181 when providing information about this incident.

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