A MAN in his 30s has died following a crash on the A19.

In a statement police said that the collision involved a Volkswagen Passat which was hit by a tanker style lorry on the near Tollerton, York.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "Sadly the driver of the car, a man in his 30s from York, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"He was the sole occupant of the vehicle and the family have been informed.

"The road remained closed until 2.45pm to allow for a detailed examination of the scene."

  • Anyone who witnessed the crash, or who has dash cam footage, is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police by calling 101 or emailing mark.patterson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Quote reference 12180207512 when providing information.