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Renewed appeal following death of a man involved in a collision

PoliceHarrogate police have made a fresh appeal for information following the death of a man involved in a serious road traffic collision, near Boroughbridge .

It occurred at 2.15pm on Sunday 21 October 2012, at the junction of Church Lane and Boroughbridge Road, Kirby Hill. The collision involved a grey Vauxhall Corsa being driven by an 82-year-old man from Easingwold and a silver Land Rover Discovery driven by a 35-year-old woman from Dishforth.

The 82-year-old man sadly died in York District Hospital on Thursday 1 November 2012. He has been named as Fred Dawson and was from Easingwold. The inquest into his death was opened and adjourned in Harrogate on Monday 5 November 2012.

Traffic Constable Steven Wood, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said:

If you witnessed the collision or seen either of the vehicles prior to in the incident please contact the police straight away.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 2 and ask for Steven Wood. Alternatively information can be emailed to



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