A MAN has died after his car overturned on a slip road off the A19 and smashed into a road sign.
Firefighters used a winch, strops and hydraulic rescue equipment to free the driver, who was aged in his fifties and from the Cleveland area, from the Audi car.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service said an ambulance and two doctors attended the incident, but the driver died at the scene.
Police said there were no passengers in the car.
The road was closed for several hours following the crash as police investigators examined the scene.
Diversions were put in place at the junction with the A684 near Osmotherley.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or saw the Audi near the accident scene should call North Yorkshire Police on 101.