York & North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow crash: Teenager dies in hospital

A teenager has died in hospital a week after his car was involved in a head-on crash in North Yorkshire.

The 17-year-old youth had been in a critical condition since the accident opposite the entrance to Thorpe Perrow Hall near Bedale on 28 February.

North Yorkshire Police said he had been driving a Vauxhall Corsa which was in collision with a van.

The teenager, who has not been named by police, died at Middlesbrough's James Cook Hospital on Tuesday.

North Yorkshire Police urged anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

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