Appeal following serious collision between A166 and Buttercrambe in Ryedale

Police have issued an appeal for information and witnesses after a serious collision on an unclassified road between the A166 and Buttercrambe.

At about 3.40pm on Friday,May 29, a group of six motorcycles were travelling on the road when a collision occurred between one of the motorcycles, a blue Yamaha Fazer, and a white Ford Transit flatbed van.

The rider of the motorcycled, a 55 year-old man, suffered serious injuries, and was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable but critical condition.

The road remained closed for several hours for collision investigation.

Traffic Sergeant Neale Rees, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “We are looking to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed anything or has any dash-cam footage or information which you feel may be significant.”

Witnesses, or anyone who can help the investigation, is asked to email or phone North Yorkshire Police on 101 and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Please quote incident reference number 12200090189 when passing information.