Harrogate pensioner escapes unharmed from Rudding Lane smash

Crash scene at Rudding Park in Harrogate (s)
Crash scene at Rudding Park in Harrogate (s)

An 85-year-old Harrogate woman managed to escape a serious road traffic collision on Rudding Lane yesterday without injury.

Police were called to the scene at 7.40pm on Monday, July 13, following a crash involving a Ford Fiesta and a Land Rover Discovery.

The two teenagers in the Ford Fiesta, both from Halifax, were treated by police for minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

However, despite initial concerns from police for the 85-year-old in the Land Rover Discovery, she escaped the crash without any injuries.

Enquiries are ongoing following the incident and police confirmed they would be speaking again to all parties involved in the incident.

Witnesses are urged to come forward and contact mark.mullins@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk with any information prior to the crash.