Tractor driver sought following hit-and-run accident

Police investigating a crash in which a mother and young child were hurt are appealing for a tractor driver to come forward.

It happened at about 7.25pm on Wednesday (26 February). A Volvo C30 car and a tractor towing a trailer collided on Northallerton Road, Leeming, North Yorkshire.

See also: Road rules reminder: Trailer safety, tractor speed and licences

Both the driver of the Volvo and her 18-month-old child were treated in hospital for injuries they suffered in the crash.

Police are appealing for the driver of the tractor to come forward and for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or either vehicle in the area at this time to contact them.

Anyone with information should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, and ask for Emma Bainbridge, or email

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