Elderly couple killed in crash near York

A couple in their 80s have been killed in a two-vehicle crash near York, police said.

It happened at 13:20 BST on Friday, on Northgate Lane, Gate Helmsley.

North Yorkshire Police said the man and woman from York, were in a white Citroen Zsara which was in collision with a Land Rover Defender travelling the other way.

The driver of the Land Rover, a man in his 20s, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

PC Martin Smith said: "It is vital that we find out exactly what led to the collision."

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