York & North Yorkshire

Lorry driver dies in tractor crash near Scotch Corner

A driver died and another was left seriously hurt after a crash between a lorry and a tractor in North Yorkshire.

Police said the crash, which involved an Iveco HGV and a tractor towing a trailer, happened on the A1 between Scotch Corner and Barton at 10:40 BST.

The HGV driver, aged in his late 40s and from Staffordshire, was taken to hospital and later died.

The tractor driver, aged in his 70s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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