Woman, 84, dies after car crash near York

Corban Lane, Shipton-by-Beningborough, looking towards Wigginton. Photograph © Google Street View
26 Feb 2018 @ 11.43 am
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An elderly woman has died in a road accident to the north of York.

The woman, 84, died in a collision on Corban Lane, Shipton-by-Beningborough, at 12.35pm on Saturday (February 24).

It involved a white Toyota Aygo and a blue Volkswagen Tiguan.

The white Aygo, driven by an 89-year-old man from York with an 84-year-old woman passenger, was travelling along Corban Lane from Wigginton towards Shipton-by-Beningborough.

The Tiguan was travelling in the opposite direction. It was driven by a 67-year-old man with three passengers – a 65-year-old woman, and two children aged six and seven.

Critical condition

The 84-year-old female passenger in the Aygo was taken to York Hospital by ambulance, where she later very sadly died.

The 89-year-old male driver of the Aygo was also taken to York Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

The occupants of the Tiguan sustained minor injuries.

Police are not yet in a position to release the identity of the woman who died.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who saw the two vehicles prior to the incident, to contact them – details below.

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

Call the Major Collision Investigation Team on 01609 643185 and ask for Detective Sergeant 1818 Jeremy Bartley or Detective Constable 1658 Kirsten Aldridge
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Det Con Aldridge here
Quote reference number 1218003267