Serious collision between Otley and Blubberhouses

A 54-year-old woman from the Otley area remains in critical condition following collision near to Blubberhouses.

The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General infirmary.

  • 1:45pm on Thursday 5 May 2016
  • Road between Otley and Blubberhouses.


The incident happened close to the village of Timble and involved a grey Vauxhall Astra travelling towards Otley and a black Triumph motorcycle travelling towards Blubberhouses.

The driver of the Astra, a 66yr old man from the Harrogate area, was un-injured.

The road was closed until 7pm to allow the Police to examine the scene.

We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the collision, to contact police. The motorcyclist was wearing a distinctive pink reflective waistcoat.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101, press 2 and ask to speak to TC Andy MacLeod of the Harrogate Road Policing Group.



Please quote reference number 12160078026 when passing on information about the incident.


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