York & North Yorkshire

Man, 65, killed in A171 Tranmire head-on smash

A man has been killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles on a road in North Yorkshire.

The unnamed 65-year-old was driving a Vauxhall Vectra which collided with a Mercedes E220 on the A171 at Tranmire on Sunday evening.

Police said a 27-year-old man and his 22-year-old female passenger, both from the Scarborough area, who were in the Mercedes suffered serious injuries.

The driver of the Vectra was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Yorkshire Police said the road was closed for eight hours as investigation were carried out at the site.

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