The Scarborough News

Two killed in car crash on the A64


A young man and teenage boy have died after a crash on the A64.

Police say the accident happened at around 11.50pm on Monday when a car veered off the carriagewa­y, trapping the driver and two passengers.

The driver – a 22-yearold man – and the rear seat passenger – a 16-year-old boy – died in the crash. The front seat passenger – a woman in her 20s – was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The vehicle, a Vauxhall Insignia, was later reported stolen. All three occupants are from the West Yorkshire area. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

The crash happened near Tadcaster and the carriagewa­y was closed.

Anyone with informatio­n is urged to contact police on 101, select option two and ask for Laura Cleary, or email Laura. Cleary@northyorks­hire. quoting reference 1221011089­8.

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