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Boy, 14, critically ill after being hit by a car in Ripon

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened on Clotherholme Road, near the junction of Aislabie Garth. The 14-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car as he walked to school at around 8.45am. Paramedics also attended and he has been taken to hospital with serious injuries. His condition is currently described as critical. […]

Tawny owl rescued by officer

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He had sadly been struck by a vehicle between Richmond and Catterick Garrison. Our officer, TC Martin Usher, removed his fleece, wrapped it around the owl and took it back to his office where it then fell asleep between his fleece and shirt. The owl, which was checked over by a specialist, will remain with […]

Update – Fatal collision on A19

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Police can now confirm that the rider of the motorcycle who was sadly killed in the collision was a 27 year old man. We are not yet in a position to identify him.