A TEENAGER has died in hospital following a collision on the North York Moors last week.

The 19-year-old was seriously injured in a smash at 10.30pm on July 3 at the crossroads on two unclassified roads on the A171, near Egton.

The collision involved a black Ford Mondeo, travelling away from Egton, and a green Peugeot 206, heading towards Glaisdale.

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The teenager, from Whitby, was taken to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where he died on Tuesday, July 8.

Four men aged between 20 and 22 and a 16-year-old boy who were also injured in the collision have all now been released from hospital.

Traffic Constable Zoë Billings, of the police’s major collision investigation team, said: “If you have any information which could help progress this enquiry, I urge you to contact the police straight away.”

Contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for Ken Briggs. Alternatively, information can be emailed to ken.briggs@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk