Staff Sergeant dies after vehicle incident at Catterick

Staff Sergeant McKelvie died of his injuries on 4th February Credit: PA

An Army sergeant has died in Catterick after being fatally injured in a vehicle incident.

Staff Sergeant McKelvie was involved in the accident on the 29th of January and died of his injuries on the 4th February.

North Yorkshire Police are investigating a serious single-vehicle collision at Gandale Camp, Catterick Garrison.

The incident, which was reported to the emergency services just before 1pm on Tuesday 29 January 2019, involved a vehicle which overturned, and two military personnel.

The driver, a 51-year-old man, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to James Cook Hospital at Middlesbrough. Sadly, he died on 4 February 2019.

A 30-year-old man, the only other occupant in the vehicle, suffered a suspected broken arm. He was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment.

Enquiries are continuing to establish how the collision occurred.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish how the collision occurred Credit: PA

It is with deep sadness that the Regiment must announce the death of SSgt John ‘Jock’ McKelvie who died on Mon 4 Feb 19 as a result of injuries sustained during an incident on Tue 29 Jan 19.

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