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Elderly Woman Dies After A64 Collision near Ganton


2:41pm 28th May 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman died in a road traffic collision in Ryedale.

The woman suffered fatal injuries in the collision which occurred on the A64 near Ganton, at around 1.15pm on Monday 27 May 2013.

She was the passenger in a grey Ford Mondeo which collided with two other vehicles – a blue Vauxhall Astra and a blue BMW.

The road was closed in both directions until around 8pm while officers investigated the incident and the vehicles were recovered.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them with information.

Traffic Sergeant Hamish Halloway, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “Sadly an elderly woman died as a result of this collision and we are currently investigating the circumstances.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw any of the vehicles involved prior to the incident to come forward as soon as they can.

“In particular a blue Vauxhall Astra that was seen travelling on the A64 near to Malton and Scarborough in the morning prior to the collision and its manner of driving.”

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Hamish Halloway.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to hamish.halloway@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference number 12130085320 when passing information about this incident.

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