York & North Yorkshire

Colne man and woman die in Skipton crash

A man and woman have died and a second woman has been seriously injured in a crash involving two cars in Skipton.

The man, 83, and woman, 61, both from Colne, were killed when their Hyundai car was in collision with a Skoda on Sunday, North Yorkshire Police said.

An 84-year-old woman from Addingham, who was in the Skoda, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital where she is in a stable condition.

The driver, 80, also from Addingham suffered minor injuries.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision, which occurred near the Grassington roundabout on the A65 at Skipton, to come forward.

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