Lucky escape for two men after Tadcaster crash

The car was left in a ditch after it left the road.
The car was left in a ditch after it left the road.
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Two men have escaped uninjured from a nasty crash which left the car in a ditch on a road near Tadcaster

The black Honda Civic Type-R was the only car involved in the incident which happened around 7am on the A162 at Tadcaster on Saturday March 5.

The door was left with a wooden post through it

The door was left with a wooden post through it

The car was left with a wooden post through the door and the front bumper completely detached but the two male occupants were uninjured.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and have appealed for witnesses to come forward with information.

TC Mark Patterson, of North Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Group, said: "I want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or the vehicle as it travelled north on the A162 from Towton towards Tadcaster."

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to phone 101 and ask for Mark Patterson, or email mark.patterson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Please quote reference number 12160039060.

The scene on the A162 at Tadcaster

The scene on the A162 at Tadcaster

The damaged vehicle

The damaged vehicle