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Boy, 15, arrested after fatal crash in Stokesley
9:37am Monday 21st January 2013 in Ryedale news
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested after a pedestrian died following a collision with a vehicle in North Yorkshire.
The pedestrian – who has not been identified – was killed after a silver Range Rover collided with him and a wall in Stokesley.
The occupants of the Range Rover were seen running from the vehicle after the collision. One was arrested nearby and a search is ongoing to locate the others, police said.
Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the Range Rover travelling through Stokesley prior to the collision, which happened at 12.20pm on Saturday in North Road, and anyone who witnessed the crash, to contact them as soon as possible.
Detective Supt Steve Smith, said: “It’s vital that we find who is responsible for this tragedy.”