Police Name Allan George Cowie following A19 crash

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died in the single vehicle collision on the A19 near the Cleveland Tontine on Tuesday 28 January 2014.

He has been named as Allan George Cowie from Eaglescliffe in Cleveland.

An inquest into Mr Cowie’s death was opened and adjourned on Friday 31 January 2014.

Police have renewed their witness appeal and with assistance form the Highways Agency, will use matrix boards to display an appeal to drivers travelling the same route one week on from the collision (Tuesday 4 February 2014)

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.