Three killed in Wolds crash named

Two of the three people killed in a head-on crash in North Yorkshire were a mother and her teenaged son. All of the victims were Polish nationals living in Hull and working in Malton. One of their colleagues is fighting for his life.

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Three killed in November Wolds crash named

Three people who died in a head on crash on the Yorkshire Wolds as they drove to their shift at a meat processing plant on November 27 have been named by police.

The driver of the car was a 40 year old mother Iwona Bartczak who died alongside her 18 year old son Konrad.

Also killed was their rear seat passenger 47 year old Rysard Orlowski.

All three were Polish nationals living in Hull and travelling to work at the Malton Bacon Factory when the crash happened near the village of Warram-le-Street.

Another passenger is still in hospital with serious injuries.

Police praise hero driver

Police have praised a driver who risked their life to rescue a man from the crash which left three people dead.

A mother and her son plus another man were killed in the collision which happened early Wednesday morning on the B1248 between Wetwang and Malton in North Yorkshire.Two men were also seriously injured.

North Yorkshire Police said a passing motorist risked his own life to help one of the injured men. They are appealing for anyone else on the road between 5.30 and 6am to contact them including a van driver who could be a vital witness.


Wolds crash victims were Polish mother and son

Two of the three people who died in a crash in North Yorkshire on Wednesday were a mother and son, police have confirmed. All three of the victims were Polish nationals, living in Hull. Those who died were a woman aged 40, her 18-year-old son and a man aged 47.

The two men in their thirties who were also travelling in the Ford Focus remain in Hull Royal Infirmary. One man, aged 30, remains in a critical condition and the other, a 37-year-old man, remains in a serious condition with multiple fractures. They are also Polish and live in Hull.

The driver of the Citroen van, a 48-year-old man from Pickering who was taken to York District Hospital, has since been discharged. The crash occurred at 6.08am on the B1248 between Driffield and Malton as the Polish workers travelled to the Malton Bacon Factory to start their shift.

Investigations continue into fatal crash

Scene of the fatal crash Credit: Calendar news

Investigations continue today into a fatal crash in the Yorkshire Wolds which left three people dead and three seriously injured. Two men and a woman died in the head-on-collision between a car and a van between Driffield and Malton.

They were on their way to work at a factory near Malton. Two other colleagues were also seriously injured, along with the van driver. Police say it is one of the worst accidents they have ever dealt with, and are appealing for witnesses.


One of Malton collision deceased was female

The fatal collision near Malton in which three people died involved a Ford Focus and a white Citroen van travelling along the B1248 between Wetwang and Malton.

Five people from East Yorkshire were travelling in the Focus which was heading in the direction of Malton. Three of the occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. They include a woman and two men.

The two other men in the Focus, both aged in their 30s, were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary.

The Citroen van was travelling in the opposite direction and the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 48-year-old man has been taken to York District Hospital with serious injuries.

The road reopened at around 4.30pm.

Employer of men in road crash "extremely saddened" over deaths

Three men who died in a crash in North Yorkshire were travelling to work.

Their employer, Karro Food Group, have released a statement:

We are extremely saddened to hear about the road accident this morning, in which three of our colleagues were fatally injured. Our thoughts go out to their families at this distressing time and we are offering support to those families and to the colleagues of those who died.

– Karro Food Group
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