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Police issue formal appeal for witnesses to incident that left elderly man seriously injured

North Yorkshire Police have issued a formal appeal to an road incident that left an 83-year-old man seriously injured.

  • 1.40pm on 21 October 2015
  • Station Parade, close to the entrance to the bus station
  • Involving a pedestrian and a black VW Golf

The pedestrian was a man from Harrogate who needed to be airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the Golf, an 81 year old man from Boroughbridge, was shaken but otherwise uninjured and is helping the police with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to TC Dave Seavers or email

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12150186717 when passing on information about the incident.

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