Person dies following A172 Stokesley collision

North Yorkshire Police are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred in Stokesley this morning, Tuesday 29 April 2014.

Police have confirmed to Police Hour that Sadly, the person driving the Peugeot 206 was declared dead at the scene.

The serious collision occurred shortly before 7.45am on Tuesday 29 April 2014, on the A172, close to the swimming pool and involved a white Vauxhall Vivaro van and a silver Peugeot 206.

At the time of the incident the Peugeot was travelling towards the A19 and the Vivaro was travelling in the opposite direction.

We are not yet in a position to identify the person who died. It is anticipated that the identification process may take some time.

The road re-opened at 1.30pm.

Traffic Constable Emma Wallace, of the Force’s Roads Policing Group, said: “If you witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles prior to the incident, I ask you to contact the police straight away.”

Anyone who can assist with this investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Emma Wallace. Alternatively, information can be emailed to Please quote reference number 12140067786.