Two people from West Yorkshire dead after crash on A64 near Tadcaster

Two young people have died and a third left badly injured after a crash on the A64 near Tadcaster.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 6:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 6:16 pm

Police were called to reports of a serious collision just before midnight on Monday, 3 May.

The car had veered off the carriageway, trapping the driver and two passengers.

The driver - a 22-year-old man - and rear seat passenger - the 16-year-old boy - were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

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The A64 (photo: Google).

The front seat passenger -a woman in her 20s from West Yorkshire - was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The vehicle - a Vauxhall Insignia - was later reported stolen, according to North Yorkshire Police.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

Anyone with information is urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12210110898.

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