A man in his 30s has died in a road accident in the early hours of this morning.
Police were contacted at 4am on Sunday (September 23) by the ambulance service after a collision between a van and a pedestrian. It happened near to Marton cum Grafton on the B6265 which runs between Green Hammerton and Boroughbridge.
Emergency services attended the scene, but sadly the man had died.
The road has been closed to allow the Collision Investigation Unit conduct a full and thorough investigation of the scene.
It’s expected the road will be closed for some time and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Anyone who was travelling along the B6265 at the time of the incident, or who has any information which would assist the investigation, is asked to dial 101 and pass the information to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference NYP-23092018-0089.