Appeal for witnesses after Flaxby collision

31 March 2014

At around 8.20pm on Saturday 29 March 2014, a blue Toyota Avensis and a red Vauxhall Corsa collided at the road works on the A59 at Flaxby.

The collision occurred after the Toyota had to cross through the coned off divide in the road to avoid an oncoming vehicle.

The Corsa left the road and rolled down the embankment. The Toyota came to stop in the middle of the traffic cones.

The occupants of the Corsa suffered slight injuries in the incident and were taken to Harrogate District Hospital for treatment.

The occupants of the Toyota were treated at the scene by paramedics but did not require hospital treatment.

Officers would like to trace the driver of the vehicle which the Toyota had to avoid and are also appealing to any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Traffic Constable Steve Wright.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to

Please quote reference number 12140049627 when passing information about this incident.

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