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Update on A171 serious collision on New Year’s Eve

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A 29-year-old man from Guisborough is in a serious but stable condition in hospital as police enquiries continue into a four-vehicle collision on the A171 Whitby to Guisborough road on New Year's Eve.

The crash happened near Ugthorpe, about 800 metres south of the Mickleby road turn-off towards Scaling Dam, at about 5.15pm on Wednesday 31 December 2014.

It involved a black Vauxhall Vectra travelling south towards Guisborough, and a silver Toyota Aygo, a white Ford Grand C-Max and silver Skoda Octavia which were all travelling in the direction of Whitby.

The seriously injured man was in the Vectra and he was taken by ambulance to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with serious injuries.

The drivers and passengers in the other vehicles escaped with slight injuries.

Local diversions remained in place until the road re-opened at around midnight.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone with information that could assist the investigation, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Dan Hughes or Roads Policing Group Scarborough.

Or email Daniel.Hughes@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk quoting reference NYP-31122014-0300.

Last modified: May 9, 2018