York & North Yorkshire

Man dies in collision on the A64 in North Yorkshire

A man has died in a crash on a major trunk road in North Yorkshire.

The 26-year-old was driving a silver Vauxhall car which left the road and crashed into a tree at the Staxton roundabout on the A64 near Scarborough.

The road was closed in both directions after the crash, which happened at 0550 BST. It reopened at 1150 BST.

Witnesses to the crash, which happened opposite the Merry Lees Caravan Park, have been urged to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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