Otley road collision

Harrogate woman dies in traffic incident


Appeal for witnesses to fatal Harrogate collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Harrogate this morning.

At about 7am, a collision occurred on Otley Road, at the junction with Cold Bath Road. It involved a blue Ford Fiesta and a blue BMW 1 series car.

Tragically, the driver of the Ford, a local woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three men in the BMW have been arrested in connection with the collision, on suspicion of drink driving and causing death by dangerous driving. They remain in custody at this time.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw either of the vehicles involved before it occurred, to contact them.

Please dial 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team.

Please quote reference number 12160146200.

Otley rd collision
Police at the junction of the Otley Road and Cold Bath Road

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