Police are investigating a collision in which a 19-year-old woman died.

It happened on Burton Common Lane in Burton Salmon, Selby, just before 7.15pm on Saturday (6 October 2018).

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

A Grey Ford Focus, driven the 19-year-old woman from the local area, was travelling along Burton Common Lane from the Burton Common Farm end in the direction of Burton Salmon.

She was in company with a second Ford Focus, which was black with a white roof.

The woman driving the grey Ford Focus collided with a gate post close to the cricket club. Emergency services attended but sadly she died at the scene. There were no other injuries and she was the only person in the car.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed or has dashcam footage of the collision and anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the incident to contact the Major Collision Investigation Team on 01609 643185 and speak to Detective Sergeant 1818 Jeremy Bartley or Traffic Constable 1469 Martin Recchia. You can also email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk – please quote reference 12180187078.

Police are not yet in a position to release the identity of the woman who died.

Courtusy of North Yorkshire Police