Elderly woman dies and man in critical condition after crash near York

Corban Lane, Wigginton. Picture: Google.
Corban Lane, Wigginton. Picture: Google.
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An elderly passenger died and a man is in a critical condition after the car they were travelling in crashed near York.

Police said a white Toyota Aygo and a blue Volkswagen Tiguan were involved in a collision on Corban Lane, between Wigginton and Shipton-by-Beningborough, at about 12.30pm on Saturday.

An 84-year-old woman, a passenger in the Aygo, was taken to hospital where she later died.

The driver, an 89-year-old man from York, is also in a critical condition in hospital after the crash, North Yorkshire Police said.

The occupants inside the Tiguan, a man, 67, woman 65, and two young children, suffered minor injuries.

Police have today appealed for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 1218003267.