Harrogate police

Appeal for witnesses following serious collision on Skipton bypass

15 May 2018

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision which occurred on Monday 15 May 2018.

The incident happened at 3.35pm on the A629 Skipton bypass between the A59 and Keighley Road roundabout and involved a red Renault Clio, which was pulling out of a layby, and a silver Nissan Qashqai, which was travelling towards Keighley Road from the direction of the A59.

The driver of the Renault Clio, an 80 year old woman from the Cheshire area, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Airedale hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

The passenger in the Renault Clio, an 80 year old man, also from the Cheshire area, received minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

The driver and passenger in the Nissan, both aged 31 from the Halifax area, also sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital. A one-year-old child, also in the Nissan, was not injured.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles on the A629 prior to the collision to contact police.

Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to TC480 Healey of the Skipton Road Policing Group.


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