A MAN in his 20s has died following a collision in North Yorkshire.

The 26-year-old was travelling between Sutton Grange and Azerley, near Ripon

He was driving a white Ford Transit van on Kirby Road, travelling south towards Ripon, when he was involved in a collision at about 3am.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "Sadly, the 26 year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

"We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"In particular, officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dash-cam footage taken in the area at the time, which may have captured the collision or the vehicle prior to the incident."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to email the Major Collision Investigation team at MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or call 101, ask for North Yorkshire Police and pass information to the Force Control Room.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200127634