A man remains seriously ill in hospital as police appeal for witnesses to a serious crash on the A19 near Northallerton

The man was one of six people taken to hospital after a collision involving four cars at the Kirby Sigston junction of the A19 at about 3.30pm on Tuesday (March 2).

The crash involved a blue Skoda Fabia, a dark blue Skoda Octavia, a black Volkswagen Tiguan and a black Volkswagen Golf

A North Yorkshire spokesperson said: "Six people were injured and taken to hospital for treatment, including one man who suffered life-threatening injuries. He remains in hospital at this time.

"We are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch.

Anyone who saw the collision, or the vehicles involved prior to it, or has relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Please email Matt.Carling@northyorkshire.police.uk quoting reference 12240057420.

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A spokesperson for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: "We we received an emergency call at 3.35pm on Tuesday afternoon to report a collision on the A19 near Kirby Sigston.

"Five ambulances, an air ambulance and a team leader were dispatched to the scene and six patients were conveyed by road to James Cook Hospital."