Castleford tractor driver arrested after fatal crash

A tractor driver from Castleford has been arrested on suspicion of causing a pensioner’s death by dangerous driving.

Friday, 6th February 2015, 1:01 pm
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The 33-year-old was held following a collision between a red tractor and a yellow Fiat Panda in North Yorkshire.

The incident happened on the B6265 at Great Ouseburn near Boroughbridge, just before 6pm on Thursday.

A man in his 70s who was driving the Fiat died at the scene. A female passenger, also aged in her 70s and from Boroughbridge, was taken to hospital but was not seriously injured.

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The tractor driver has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101.