A MOPED rider and the driver of a car were involved in an "altercation" following a crash in York yesterday.

North Yorkshire Police said a moped collided with the rear of a BMW 3 series estate in Tadcaster Road, opposite the junction of Chalfonts at 9am.

Both vehicles were travelling out of the city towards York College.

A police spokesman said: "Following the collision, there was an altercation between the driver and rider.

"We are conducting inquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"Witnesses are urged to come forward to the police."

Phone North Yorkshire Police with information on 101. Quote 12180005786.