Two police cars narrowly avoid 'head-on collision' with Suzuki Swift near Scarborough

Two police vehicles narrowly avoided a head-on collision with a car while investigating a crime near Scarborough.

The A165 at Lebberston. Picture: Google.

The near-miss happened at about noon on Monday, as the two marked police vehicles were travelling on the A165 at Lebberston, from Scarborough to an incident in Filey.

A blue Suzuki Swift, driving in the opposite direction, then nearly collided head on with both vehicles, a North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said.

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No injuries were reported and one of the police cars continued to the scene they were called to.

A 19-year-old woman has been interviewed in connection with the near-miss and is currently assisting officers with their enquiries.

But the force has appealed for anyone with information to contact police on 101, quoting 12180206897.