A MOTORIST has died in a two-vehicle crash on the A167 between Northallerton and Darlington.

It happened at around 2.30pm on Friday, June 4 and involved a dark green BMW Z3 and a red Hyundai i10 on the A167 near Oaktree Hill, Brompton.

The BMW was travelling northbound towards Darlington and the Hyundai in the opposite direction when the collision occurred.

The male driver of the BMW Z3, from the Northallerton area, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Hyundai driver sustained injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment but later released.

The Northern Echo:

The A167 at Oaktree Hill, Northallerton Picture: Google

A police spokesman said: "North Yorkshire Police is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed  the collision and/ or either vehicle immediately prior to the collision.

"If you have dashcam footage which shows either vehicle around the time of the incident, please save this for police to review.

"If you have any information which could help the investigation, please call the Major Collision Investigation Team either by calling 101 and quoting reference 12210132205, alternatively the officer in case is PC1212 Marie Williams, who can be contacted by email; marie.williams@northyorkshire.police.uk."