Harrogate Police

Man in his 70s dies following a multi-vehicle collision near Harrogate

6 April 2017

A man in his 70’s has died following a traffic incident involving 5 cars.

It happened at around 8.30am on Wednesday, 5 April on the B6161 near to the junction with Leathley Lane.

Otley LS21 2LA, UK


The man’s next of kin has been contacted.

A woman suffered chest and back injuries in the collision.

Several road closures were in place in the area while emergency crews attend the scene and an initial collision investigation is carried out. All roads were re-opened at around 12.30pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events surrounding it is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police quoting reference NYP-05042017-0076.

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