Eaglescliffe man dies following fatal collision on the A19 near Cleveland Tontine

Police are appealing for witnesses after an Eaglescliffe man died in a collision on the northbound carriageway of the A19 near the Cleveland Tontine.

The collision occurred at the start of the off-slip for the A172 to Stokesley just after 7pm on Tuesday 28 January 2014. A silver Audi TT travelling north, left the road and collided with a road sign .

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 55-year-old man, sadly died at the scene of the collision.

Officers are appealing for anyone with anyone who saw the silver Audi travelling along the A19 at around 7pm or witnessed the collision itself, to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team, or email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

The road was closed while collision investigators examined the scene and to allow for recovery of the vehicle. It reopened at around 2.30am.