Man dies after road accident

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A MAN has died today after colliding with a hedge near Staxton Hill.

The man was travelling in a red Ford Mondeo when it left the B1249 at Ganton Wold around 11.10am.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not yet identified the driver.

Traffic Constable Richard Parsons, from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicle leave the road or seen it prior to the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact 0845 6060 247 quoting reference number 12110190044.