Three die in car crash

Police have confirmed three people have died in a serious crash on a country road on the Yorkshire Wolds. The crash happened at 6am on the B1248 between Driffield and Malton, about one mile from the village of Wharram-Le-Street.

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Mother and son killed in North Yorkshire crash

Police have confirmed that a mother and her son were among three people who died in a car crash in North Yorkshire.

The collision happened on the B1248 between Wetwang and Malton on Wednesday morning. A 47-year-old man, a 40-year-old woman and her 18-year-old son were all killed when their Ford Focus collided with a Citroen van. All three were of Polish nationality and lived in Hull.

Two men, aged 37 and 30, were also travelling in the Ford Focus and were injured in the crash. Both remain in Hull Royal Infirmary.

The driver of the van, a 48-year-old man from Pickering, has been discharged from York District Hospital.

Investigations continue into crash

Investigations are continuing into car crash in which three died Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Investigations are continuing after three people died in a serious road accident in North Yorkshire, which police say is one of the worst they've ever seen.

All three were workers at a bacon factory in Malton and were travelling to work.

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More information on Malton crash

Woman and two men died in the crash between a car and a van Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

More information has been released about the fatal collision near Malton in which three people died.

It happened at about 6. am on Wednesday (27 November) and involved a Ford Focus and a white Citroen van on the B1248.

Five people from East Yorkshire where in the Focus which was heading towards Malton.

Three of the occupants, a woman and two men, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The two other men in their 30s, were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

The van driver, a 48-year-old man was been taken to York District Hospital with serious injuries.

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Place of work 'saddened' after crash

The workplace of the three people who died in a car crash today 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. We are assisting the police in any way possible with their enquiries into the cause of the incident.”

– Charles Pascall, HR Director, Karro Food Group

Appeal for potential 'vital witness'

Officers are appealing for the driver of a van seen travelling along the B12458 towards Malton just after 6am to come forward.

Police say the driver could be a vital witness to a car crash where three people have died and two people seriously injured.

The collision involved a car and a van travelling in opposite directions at around 6am Wednesday morning.

Serious crash in North Yorkshire

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious road collision on the B1248 between Wetwang and Norton in the Wharram area.

It happened just after 6am on 27 November.

There are a number of casualties involved.

The road has been closed in both directions at the junction with the B1251 and at North Grimston. It is expected to remain closed for several hours.

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