York & North Yorkshire

York motorcycle rider killed in three-vehicle crash

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Image caption The three-vehicle crash happened on the B1224 at Rufforth

A motorcyclist has died after he crashed with a van and a car in York.

The 40-year-old man, from York, suffered fatal injuries when the vehicles collided on the B1224 at Rufforth at about 13:00 GMT on Monday.

Both the drivers of the van and car were taken to hospital and treated for shock.

A male passenger in the van suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital. Police said his wounds were not life threatening.

Two other passengers in the van, a man and a woman, suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed for several hours. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

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