Man seriously injured in crash which closed A1 near Boroughbridge

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision on the A1(M) in the early hours of this morning, Friday.

Friday, 22nd May 2020, 9:57 am
Updated Friday, 22nd May 2020, 9:58 am

The collision occurred at around 2.15am on the northbound carriageway between junctions 47 (Allerton Park) and 48 (Boroughbridge), and involved a white van and an HGV.

Of the three occupants of the van, one man was seriously injured. Another man suffered minor injuries. Both have been taken to hospital.

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The incident occurred between Junction 47 and 48 on the A1(M).

The driver of the van, a man in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the collision and remains in custody at this time.

The HGV driver was not injured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the vehicles involved prior to it, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, or email [email protected], quoting reference 12200085067.

The road was closed until about 8.30am this morning while emergency services worked at the scene.