Three teenagers killed in road collision near Bedale as North Yorks Police appeal for information

Masham Road, Bedale.
Masham Road, Bedale.

Two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old man were killed, 18-year-old driver is being treated in hospital


North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after three teenagers were killed in a collision near Bedale.

In a series of tweets the force said: "Around 11pm last night a grey Alfa Romeo was involved in a collision on the B6268, Masham Road near Thornton Watlass, Bedale.

"The vehicle containing four young men and was travelling from Bedale towards High Burton.

"At this stage, we don't believe any other vehicles were involved. Sadly three passengers within the vehicle, a 17 year old man and two 18 year old men have died as a result of their injuries.

"The 18 year old male driver sustained serious injuries and is being treated in hospital.

"We're appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the vehicle in the area prior to the collision or anyone with dashcam footage or other info that could help the investigation."

The thread on the social media platform went on: "If you can help, please email: [email protected] or call 101, select option 2, and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team. Please quote reference number 12220133414 when providing details. Thank you."