Man in hospital after crash

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An injured man has been rushed to Scarborough Hospital after what police are calling a “serious” road collision.

The collision between a man and a pedestrian took place on the A171 Whitby to Scarborough road at 5.40pm on Thursday 5 December.

It happened near Fylingdales Service Station and involved a car and a man who was a pedestrian.

Police have closed the stretch of road while the collision scene is investigated.

Local diversions are in place and the road is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Nicola Burnett. Alternatively, information can be emailed to