A PEDESTRIAN was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the A168.

Police were contacted at 10.05pm last night (Sunday, February 6) to reports of a collision on the A168 near Topcliffe.

It happened on the northbound carriageway near the service station where a white Skoda collided with a 36-year-old pedestrian.

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He was taken to the James Cook hospital at Middlesbrough where his injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.

The northbound carriageway was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident.

It reopened at 2.45am this morning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw the events surrounding it is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police with information.

This can be done by calling 101, selecting option 2, and asking for PC 174 David Minto.

Alternatively you can email david.minto@northyorkshire.police.uk If you wish to provide information anonymously this can be done by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote reference 12220021840 when providing information.


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