Tractor driver's miraculous escape in A66 crash

Date: Wednesday 4th April 2018
A66 Crash
A66 Crash

A TRACTOR driver had a miraculous escape after being thrown from his vehicle during a collision with a heavy goods vehicle on the A66 at Kirkby Thore today.

The 22-year-old escaped injury, but the tractor was left crumpled against a tree in the incident which occurred near the BP garage.

It was the third crash on the A66 at Kirkby Thore in six days.

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene at about 1-30pm and the road was blocked for about 90 minutes. Police said no-one was seriously injured.