Man arrested after fatal crash near Ripon

A 20-year-old woman has died after a collision near Ripon.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 2:10 pm
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 2:12 pm

At around 2.15am this morning, December 6, a white Audi RS3 was travelling along the B6265 between Ripon and Risplith, and was involved in a collision with a tree near Grantley Hall. No other vehicles were involved.

One of the passengers, the 20-year-old woman, died at the scene, and the driver and other passengers were taken to hospital.

One passenger remains in hospital, and the others have been discharged. The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

Police are appealing for information about the collision.

Police are appealing for anyone who might have seen the Audi RS3 at any time between 11pm and 2.15am, travelling from Catterick towards Risplith. If you have any information which could assist with this investigation, contact [email protected] or [email protected]