A MAN has died following a two-vehicle crash near Malton.

It happened at about 5.15pm yesterday (Tuesday) when a black MGB and a silver Mitsubishi Outlander travelling in opposite directions, collided on the unclassified road between Back Lane and Scarlet Balk Lane, near Settrington.

Sadly, the driver of the MGB, a man in his 20s from the Malton area, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The driver of the Mitsubishi was airlifted to hospital, but later discharged.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing to anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the crash or saw the incident happen, including anyone with any dash-cam footage of the vehicles or the collision.

Anyone with any information is asked to phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team or email Julie.Brown@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote incident number 12200171579 when passing on information.