Three people killed in horror York crash

The Windmill pub on the A1079 at Dunnington. Photograph © Google Street View
3 Jul 2018 @ 5.44 pm
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Three people were killed in a head-on collision near York.

The crash happened on the A1079 Hull Road, near the Windmill pub at Dunnington, at around 8.20pm on Monday (July 2).

It involved a blue Peugeot 207 which was travelling in the direction of Hull, and a black Nissan Qashqai which was travelling towards York.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 44-year-old man, died at the scene.

The driver of the black Nissan Qashqai, an 80-year-old man, and the front seat passenger of the car, a 78-year-old woman, were both taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.

Both of the rear seat passengers, a 68-year-old woman and a 71-year-old woman, also both died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw either vehicle prior to the collision is asked to contact the police.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Sergeant Hamish Halloway or Gemma Brett
Email Sgt Halloway here or Gemma Brett here
Quote reference number 12180118919