Casualties rushed to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries following Hawsker crash

Two female casualties have been rushed to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a collision between a lorry and a car in Hawsker.

Tuesday, 4th April 2017, 10:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:00 pm
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One was taken to James Cook University Hospital via air ambulance, while the other woman was taken by road ambulance.

Police were called at 7.46am this morning to reports of a collision on the A171 in Hawsker, involving two vehicles – an Iveco Eurocar lorry and a Renault Grand Scenic.

An air ambulance, along with fire crews from Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay and Malton attended the scene.

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The road was closed as officers remained at the scene whilst they dealt with the collision.

It has now re-opened.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles before the crash is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.