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Appeal following serious collision between A166 and Buttercrambe in Ryedale

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Police have issued an appeal for information and witnesses after a serious collision on an unclassified road between the A166 and Buttercrambe in Ryedale.

At about 3.40pm on Friday 29 May 2020, a group of six motorcycles were travelling on the road when a collision occurred between one of the motorcycles, a blue Yamaha Fazer, and a white Ford Transit flatbed van.

The rider of the mortorcycle, a 55 year-old man, suffered serious injuries, and was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable but critical condition.

The road remained closed for several hours for collision investigation.

Traffic Sergeant Neale Rees, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “We are looking to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed anything or has any dash-cam footage or information which you feel may be significant.”

Witnesses, or anyone who can help the investigation, is asked to email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or phone North Yorkshire Police on 101 and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Please quote incident reference number 12200090189 when passing information.

Last modified: May 30, 2020