Elderly woman airlifted to hospital after Knaresborough crash

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An elderly woman has been airlifted to hospital after a car crashed into a wall in Knaresborough.

The single-vehicle collision occurred on Nidd Bank just before 11.30am today (November 11) and involved a red three-door saloon car.

Ambulance, fire and police crews attended the scene and the woman was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary in a serious condition.

Collision investigators are examining the scene and the car is due to be recovered. Police enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the crash.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could help are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room quoting reference NYP-11112014-0130.