Scooter rider seriously injured in collision

POLICE in Malton are appealing for witnesses following a serious single vehicle road traffic collision.

It occurred at 12.45pm on Sunday, at Scampston Bridge, West Knapton, Malton, and involved a Piaggio scooter.

As a result of the collision, the 46-year-old man from Leeds, who was the only person on the scooter, was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary by air ambulance with serous injuries, where he currently remains in a critical but stable condition.

TC Ian Barrett, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or may have seen the scooter prior to the incident. I ask that they come forward as soon as possible.”

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact TC Ian Barrett at Malton Police Station on 101. Press option 2 and ask for Ian Barrett by name.