Woman dies in car crash

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A woman from Scarborough has been killed in a crash near Driffield.

The collision involved two vehicles, a dark coloured Kia Sorento and a grey Peugeot 308, which were travelling in opposite directions on the B1249 close to the Octon roundabout at 4.30pm.

The two people in the Peugeot, a 75-year-old man and a 71-year-old woman, both from Scarborough, and the male driver, who was the only occupant of the Kia, were all taken to hospital.

The woman from the Peugeot, who was travelling in the front passenger seat, subsequently died due to injuries received.

The Peugeot driver suffered non life threatening injuries and the Kia driver sustained a number of fractures.

A spokesman for Humberside Police said: “Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle prior to the collision.

“Anyone with information should contact Humberside Police on telephone 101 referring to log 475 of 27 October 2014.”