Suspected stolen vehicle catches fire as man and woman seen fleeing crash scene in Harrogate

Police and fire crews both attended the scene on Wedderburn Drive this morning.
Police and fire crews both attended the scene on Wedderburn Drive this morning.

Police were called to reports of a collision on Wedderburn Drive in Harrogate at 7.10am today (August 16).

The collision involved one vehicle – a Vauxhall Astra – which is believed to have been stolen.

North Yorkshire Police said the vehicle caught fire after the collision and a man and a woman were seen running away from the scene.

Fire crews also attended the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call 101 and quote reference number 12170145015