The 20-year-old local man, driving the car, was arrested in connection with the incident. He has been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.
Traffic Constable Andy Macleod, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said:
If you witnessed the collision or saw the BMW prior to the incident I ask that you contact the police straight away.
Anyone who can assist with this investigation is asked to contact Harrogate police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Andy Macleod. Alternatively information can be emailed to email@example.com