North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a serious collision between Harrogate and Pannal last night (Monday).

The incident occurred at 7:36pm on the A61 at Almsford Bank and involved a red Volkswagen Golf and a black Range Rover.

The Golf was travelling from Harrogate towards Pannal, whilst the Range Rover was travelling from the Pannal direction towards Harrogate.

The sole occupant of the Golf was taken to hospital with “serious and potentially life-changing” injuries.

The five occupants of the Range Rover were also taken to hospital with injuries.

A police statement said:

“Road closures were put in place for around six hours while emergency crews attended the scene and an initial investigation was carried out.

“Anyone who witnessed either vehicle before the collision or who saw the events surrounding it is urged to contact us with information or dashcam footage.