Police close A59 between Harrogate and Knaresborough following minibus collision

The A59 is currently closed between Bogs Lane in Harrogate and Long Walk in Knaresborough while police investigate a serious collision involving a pedestrian and a minibus.

By Lucy Chappell
Thursday, 31st March 2022, 1:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st March 2022, 1:42 pm

The incident occurred near Forest Lane Head at around 9.30am this morning (Thursday, March 31).

The pedestrian, a man aged in his 70s, suffered a serious head injury and has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

He was conscious and breathing following the incident.

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A man has suffered serious head injuries in a minibus collision between Harrogate and Knaresborough

Diversions have been put in place while collision investigators examine the scene.

Witnesses or motorists with dash-cam footage are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option one, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Quote reference NYP-31032022-0111.