18-year-old woman dies in crash involving tractor on A6055
Date of alert:
Saturday, 2 April 2022
North Yorkshire Police
An 18-year-old woman died when her car was involved in a collision with a tractor on the A6055 between Catterick Village and Leeming esterday.
The incident happened at Little Holtby, near the entrance to Holtby Hall, at around 3.36pm on Friday.
It involved a grey Fiat 500 car that was heading south and a green tractor and trailer that was heading north.
The woman driving the Fiat sadly died at the scene despite the best efforts of paramedics to save her.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Her family are receiving support from the police while the investigation continues.
“We are not able to release her name at this time, and we ask that her family’s privacy is respected.
“The driver of the tractor has been left badly shaken by the incident.”
North Yorkshire Police’s said its major collision investigation team were examining the scene and the vehicles late into the evening.
The road reopened at around 11.30pm.