Police crash on way to death scene


A police car hit a wall near LiDL supermarket in Whitby today (Thursday 10 February) after it was responding to a crash in Love Lane in which a man died.

The police van was clipped by another vehicle and hit the wall at around 10.30am.

At the time of going to press, a spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said an elderly man, from the Guisborough area, who was involved in the first accident at the roundabout at Love Lane, had died at the scene.

Nobody was injured during the second accident.