18-year-old dies and man seriously injured after car crashes into wall in Yorkshire

An 18-year-old man has died after the car he was in crashed into a wall in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police's major collision investigation unit is now appealing for witnesses following the crash in Settle on December 3.

The force said a green Ford Fiesta crashed into a wall near Settle Golf Club at around 9.15pm.

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The 18-year-old man in the passenger seat was pronounced dead at the scene. His family are now being supported by specially trained officers from North Yorkshire Police.

The crash happened near to Settle Golf Club

The 20-year-old driver of the car is currently in hospital with serious injuries.

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A statement from police said: "Officers need to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision and are appealing to anyone who was in the area. Particularly those with dashcam footage travelling around the B6480 towards Settle around 9pm to contact them with information."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, or by emailing [email protected], quoting reference number 469 of December 3.