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Two men injured following North Rigton crash

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Published by May Norman at 12:07pm 15th May 2019.

Appeal following serious collision on A658

  • Two people have been seriously injured following a crash at North Rigton yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 14 May).
  • A car and motorbike collided on the A658 at North Rigton Crossroads.
  • Two men were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision at North Rigton, Harrogate.

The incident happened at 3.25pm on Tuesday 14 May on the A658, at the crossroads with Dunkeswick Lane known locally as North Rigton Crossroads.

The collision involved a Red Yamaha motorcycle travelling from the Dunkeswick Lane direction and a VW Up in blue travelling in the general Harrogate direction on the A658.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 29 year-old man from the Leeds area and the car driver a 32 year-old man from the Ilkley were both taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.

Both men remain in hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses / Das Cam footage of the collision and also anyone who witnessed either of the vehicles prior to the collision, to get in touch.

Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to Traffic Sergeant 638 Andy Morton. Alternatively, you can email  Andrew.morton@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

Please quote reference number NYP 14052019-0325 when passing on any information.

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