A driver died when his silver BMW 1 series car crashed at the Buttersyke A61 roundabout on the A658 near Harrogate yesterday.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident which happened when the car left the road just after 4pm as it went round the roundabout and crashed into a hedge. It had come from the Knaresborough direction.

The driver was a man in his fifties from Leeds. His identity has yet to be released.