Man dies in crash on A19 near Thirsk

A MAN has died in a crash on the A19 early this morning. Police officers remain at the scene of the crash on the A19 at South Kilvington, near Thirsk. The collision was reported at 5.30am this morning on the southbound carriageway.

It involved a white Audi A4 and black Peugeot, North Yorkshire Police have confirmed. A spokesperson for the force added: “Sadly, the man who was driving the Peugeot was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Audi was uninjured.”

The A19 is shut southbound between the A61 and A170 near Thirsk while emergency services deal with the collision. The road is likely to be closed until around midday, North Yorkshire Police said. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and has any information about the collision, including any dash-cam footage, is asked to email or call North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting the reference number 12200176606.

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