Man is injured in crash on A1079

A CRASH on the A1079 at Dunnington has left an 82-year-old man seriously injured.

The incident involved a green tipper lorry and a Ford Focus, and took place at about 6.30am on Tuesday.

A police spokesman said the man driving the Focus, who is from York, was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a serious condition.

The driver of the wagon was treated at the scene for an arm injury.

Traffic Constable Lee Cobb, of the force’s Roads Policing Group, said: “I still need to speak to the driver of the silver lorry that was following the truck involved in the collision. I ask that they, or anyone who may be able to identify them, contact me straight away.

If you can assist with this investigation please contact TC Lee Cobb on 0845 60 60 24 7 quoting reference number 12110084404.