A driver has fled the scene of an incident after hitting a parked car on the high street of a North Yorkshire village. 

Emergency services attended High Street in Great Broughton on Friday (September 22) evening at around 9.15pm, following reports of a car crash. 

After arriving on the scene, there was only one car involved, but it had collided with a parked car on the road at the time. 

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Firefighters from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene first and tried to look for the driver, before leaving the incident in the hands of North Yorkshire Police. 

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews from Stokesley and neighbouring brigade Coulby Newham responded to reports of a single vehicle road traffic collision into a parked car.

"The driver appeared to have fled the scene after further searches. Crews made the vehicle safe and the incident was left in the hands of Police on scene."