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Drivers of black Focus and red Mini sought after car rolls over near Blubberhouses

PolicePolice are appealing for information after a car rolled over on the A59 near Blubberhouses on the morning of Sunday 23 June 2013.

They would particularly like to hear from the drivers of a black Ford Focus and a red Mini who were travelling in the direction of Skipton at the time.

A around 7.30am, a 19-year-old man from Settle was driving a silver Vauxhall Astra towards Harrogate when he took action to avoid the black Focus which was overtaking the red Mini, both cars were travelling in the opposite direction.

The silver Astra left the road and rolled over and the driver was take to Harrogate District Hospital. Thankfully he sustained only minor injuries and was released later in the day.

Police are appealing for the drivers of the Focus and the Mini to contact them without delay.

They would also like to hear from anyone who saw any of the vehicles prior to the crash or witnessed the actual incident, to contact them.

If you are one of the drivers or anyone else with information which could help the investigation, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Traffic Constable Rob Roberts, or you can email him at




Please quote incident 0140 of 23 June 2013 when passing on information about the incident.


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