A TEENAGE cyclist has died after crashing with a car on the A170 between Kirkbymoorside and Beadlam.

The ambulance service contacted police to report a serious collision on the A170, near to the Welburn Crossroads just before 5.30pm on Friday.

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A grey Volkswagen Tiguan collided with a cycle which was being ridden by a 17-year-old boy.

The cyclist was flown to the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough where, sadly, he died in the early hours of the following morning Saturday, November 20.

The road was closed for several hours to allow police to carry out investigation work at the scene of the incident.

The road was reopened to the public just before 2am on Saturday.

The Northern Echo:

The A170 at Welburn crossroads Picture: Google

The driver of the Volkswagen Tiguan is assisting police with their enquiries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident and/or who may have seen the cyclist and the Tiguan prior to the collision.

It is understood that both the car and the cycle had travelled from Kirkbymoorside.

Any witnesses with dash cam footage are asked to save the footage and contact North Yorkshire Police, on 101, quoting reference: 12210245050.

Alternatively, email the officer in case: TC 917 Jon Moss on Jon.Moss@northyorkshire.police.uk.


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