Police appeal after incident

A 22-year-old woman suffered a minor head injury as a result of a collision on Studley Road at Ripon.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 2:29 pm

North Yorkshire Police said the incident, on Wednesday March 31 at 9.45pm, happened near to the River Laver Holiday Park and involved a grey Fiat 500 car and a van.

“The van, described as a drop-side van with a white cab and silver sides, failed to stop after the collision and continued driving towards Ripon city centre,” said a spokesman for North Yorkshire Police.

“The female driver of the Fiat 500 suffered head injuries which are believed to have been caused by unsecured timber falling from the rear of the van onto the car’s windscreen.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information which could help identify the van and its driver to help police establish the full circumstances of this incident, should contact Traffic Constable 174 David Minto, Roads Policing Group at [email protected] or 101 quoting reference 12210089276.