POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information about a road traffic collision that occurred on the A65 between Coniston Cold and Hellifield.

At around 7.20am on Friday, July 10, a silver Vauxhall Combo van was in collision with a silver Mitsubishi ASX travelling in the opposite direction.

Both drivers suffered minor injuries with the driver of the Vauxhall attending Airedale Hospital where he was treated.

The public’s assistance is sought to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, police are appealing for information about the driving of both vehicles leading up to the incident. We are particularly interested to hear from a heavy goods vehicle that may have been overtaken prior to the collision and anybody with dashcam footage of the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Andrew Ingram. You can also email Andrew.Ingram@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200116944.