Pictured: York man who died when ambulance crashed into a bus on A64

Died at the scene… Michael South
16 Apr 2015 @ 5.40 pm
| News

Died at the scene… Michael South
Died at the scene… Michael South
The man who died in a collision between an ambulance, bus and car has been officially named by police.

He was Michael South, aged 40, from York.

His family have issued this picture of Michael. They have asked for privacy at this difficult time.

Michael died at the scene after the crash on the A64 at Flaxton on Friday, April 10, involving the private ambulance he was driving, a Yorkshire Coastliner bus and Toyota Yaris car.

The driver of the bus was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.

There were 16 passengers on the bus, five of whom were taken to hospital for treatment, and one of the occupants of the car also went to hospital.

The A64 was closed in both directions between the B1248 near Norton and the A1237 north of York while collision investigators examine the scene. It reopened at 6am on Saturday morning.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision who have not yet come forward to contact them including anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the collision. Details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team