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Five injured after serious crash on A65 near Ingleton

[P]olice are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision near Ingleton this afternoon.

Five people were taken to hospital after a white Nissan Juke and a silver Mazda 4×4 collided on the A65 near to Green Lane.

The Mazda 4×4, which was travelling towards Ingleton, collided with the Nissan, which was heading in the opposite direction, at around 2.56pm on Saturday 21 July 2018.

The driver of the Nissan, a woman from Steeton, was airlifted to Preston Royal Infirmary following the collision, along with her 80-year-old mother and 23-year-old son, who were taken to  hospital by ambulance.

The driver of the Mazda was taken to Lancaster Hospital by ambulance, along with his eight-year-old passenger.

The extent of their injuries are not known at this time.

The A65 was closed in both directions for a number of hours.

Officers spoke to witnesses at the scene of the collision, however anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dash cam footage and has not yet spoken to the police is urged to come forward.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Traffic Constable Andrew Ingram or Skipton Roads Policing Group.

Please quote reference number NYP-21072018-0384 when passing information about this incident.

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