Fatal A1 accident


5:13pm 6th February 2013
(Updated 5:14pm 7th February 2013)


A man has died in a crash on the A1 between Boston Spa and Wetherby.

The 45-year-old's Vauxhall Zafira collided with an articulated lorry parked on the hard shoulder waiting for a puncture to be repaired.

It happened just before 11am on Wednesday 6 February.

Just after 11.30am, there was another accident involving four vehicles near Junction 43.

The northbound carriageway was closed for several hours whilst emergency services dealt with both collisions.

Anyone who witnessed the fatal accident, saw the car being driven or had any contact with the driver beforehand is asked to call the Eastern Area Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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