Message From Families: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, York Road, Wetherby

Friday, November 8, 2019

A message from the families of Adrian Scott and Lee Roberts following the road traffic collision in York Road, Wetherby on Saturday:

“The families of Adrian Scott and Lee Roberts would like to pass on their heartfelt thanks to all for the kind words, support and generosity to the Just Giving page set up for Lee, who remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Adrian Scott
Adrian Scott
Lee Roberts
Lee Roberts

“They would also like to express their sincere thanks to the emergency services and members of the public who helped at the scene and for the continued support.               

“The investigation into the collision is still ongoing and we appeal to anyone who was a witness or has dashcam footage at the time to contact the police.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 quoting 13190563820.

 


Monday, November 4, 2019

A statement from the family of Adrian Scott, who died following a road traffic collision in Wetherby on Saturday:

“Adrian was a well-loved father, father-in-law, grandad, brother, brother-in-law , uncle and friend to all who knew him.  He will be deeply missed by all.

Adrian Scott
Adrian Scott

“We would like to thank all those who were with him at the time, especially the emergency services and those who helped at the scene. Our thoughts and well wishes go out to Lee Roberts and his family at this tragic time.”

 

 

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Wetherby.

At 5:08pm yesterday (2/11) police were called to the incident on the B1224 York Road next to the racecourse.

A silver Mercedes C220, which was travelling west towards Wetherby town centre, had been involved in a collision with two pedestrians who were part of a group walking along the road in the same direction.

A 65-year-old man received emergency treatment at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A 52-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance and remains in a critical condition.

The Mercedes driver, a 40-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was later released under investigation.

A road closure was put in place while the scene was examined and reopened shortly before 10pm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 quoting 13190563820.

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