Fatal collision victims named

We are now in a position to release the names of the three people who died following the collision at Wharram le Street near Malton on 27 November 2013.

They are:

Konrad Bartczak aged 18 from Hull – front seat passenger in Ford Focus

Iwona Bartczak, aged 40, from Hull – driver of Ford Focus and mum of Konrad

Rysard Orlowski, aged 47 from Hull – rear seat passenger

The inquest into their deaths was opened and adjourned on Friday 20 December 2013.

The 30-year-old man who was a passenger in the Ford Focus and taken Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries, remains in hospital and is recovering.

The 37-year-old man who was also passenger in the Ford Focus and seriously injured, has since been discharged from Hull Royal Infirmary.

To recap, the crash happened at around 5.40am on Wednesday 27 November on the B1248 between Wetwang and Wharram le Street, when a black Ford Focus collided with a white Citroen van. The three people were pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

The driver of the Citroen van, a 48-year-old man from Pickering who was taken to York District Hospital, was discharged from hospital shortly after the collision.