Peugeot catches fire after motorway smash

Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for information

  • Motorway collision early on Sunday morning
  • Two men in hospital
  • Police launch appeal for witnesses
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Two men are in hospital following an early morning collision on the A1M.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a white Peugeot 308 and a white Mercedes Sprinter van collided north of junction 47 at Allerton Park at around 6am on Sunday, June 7.

A North Yorkshire Police statement read: “The Peugeot caught fire and two men from Stockton on Tees were injured.
“A 36-year-old man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

“The other man, aged 43, is currently in a stable condition in Harrogate Hospital.

“Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward with information.”

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Traffic Constable Andy Macleod.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to andrew.macleod@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Quote reference number 12150094707 when passing information about this incident.