A LORRY driver has been arrested following a fatal crash in North Yorkshire at the weekend.

A 19-year-old man, from the Leeds area, died when his car was involved in a head-on collision with an HGV on the A1246 between Fairburn and the junction with the A63 on Saturday afternoon.

The 56-year-old Bulgarian driver of the lorry has been arrested, North Yorkshire Police said.

He remains in custody for questioning.

The accident happened near the Selby Fork Hotel near Sherburn in Elmet.