TWO women from Malton have been named as victims in a fatal crash last week.

Heather Thornes, 68, and Susan Hankey, 71, were rear passengers in a black Nissan Qashqai when they were involved in the accident with a blue Peugeot 207 on the A1079 at around 8.20pm on Monday, July 2.

An 80-year-old man, and the front seat passenger of the Nissan, a 78-year old woman, were both taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.

The driver of the Peugeot, Richard Holmes, 44 from the East Riding, also died at the scene.