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Three killed in York crash

[P]OLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following a collision in York which killed three people.

The incident happened on the A1079 at around 8.20pm on Monday 2 July 2018 and involved a blue Peugeot 207 which was travelling in the direction of Hull, and a black Nissan Qashqai which was travelling towards York.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The driver of the Peugeot, a 44-year-old man, sadly died at the scene.

“The driver of the black Nissan Qashqai, an 80-year-old man, and the front seat passenger of the car, a 78-year-old woman, were both taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries. Both of the rear seat passengers, a 68-year-old woman and a 71-year-old woman, sadly also both died at the scene.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw either vehicle prior to the collision is asked to contact the police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to Sergeant Hamish Halloway or Gemma Brett. Alternatively, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Please quote reference number 12180118919 when passing on information about the incident.

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