Woman's death on A64: Police reopen roads and launch investigation

The Scarborough roads shut this morning while police investigated a woman's death have now re-opened.

By Sarah Fitton
Thursday, 27th August 2020, 11:36 am
Updated Thursday, 27th August 2020, 11:40 am

Police were called to the A64 junction with Cayton Low Road, near the Musham Bank roundabout, by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 12.18am today where a woman had died on a road.

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding her death.

A 29-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He is being questioned in custody.

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Police are urging anyone who was travelling along this road at around midnight and possibly may have information or dash-cam footage that could assist the investigation, is urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option one, and speak to the force control room, quoting reference number 12200149402.

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