POLICE have provided an update following two crashes in North Yorkshire with one resulting in an 80-year-old woman being airlifted to hospital.

Officers say the first crash in Great Ayton was reported just before 1pm on January 19.

The incident involved a vehicle emerging from a parking space and colliding with two other vehicles.

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The driver, a woman in her 80s sustained a head injury and was reportedly airlifted to hospital.

The other vehicles were unoccupied and the road was closed and re-opened at around 4.50pm.

Another crash was reported in Leyburn at 11.50am on January 19 and involved two cars travelling in opposite directions on the A684 between Leyburn and the village of Wensley.

According to police, one person sustained slight injuries and the other sustained a suspected neck injury.

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No injuries were believed to be life-threatening and the road was re-opened at around 2.30pm.


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