Driver of Ambulance that Crashed into Level Crossing Charged
A motorist who crashed an ambulance into Kildwick Level Crossing has been charged with dangerous driving.
The 41-year-old, from Halifax, is also charged with driving whilst disqualified, failing to stop for police, failing to provide a specimen for analysis, obstructing a railway and having no insurance.
The charges follow a fatal road accident on the A64 near Ingleton on Friday 13 July between a white lorry camper van conversion and a Peugeot car.
A third vehicle, the decommissioned ambulance, believed to be in convoy with the campervan, left the scene of the incident.
The 28-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink or drugs has been released while under investigation to allow for further police enquiries.
The 41-year-old driver of a decommissioned ambulance is due to appear at Skipton Magistrates’ Court on 17 August 2018.
This is in relation to the pursuit and collision with the level crossing. He is not under investigation for the fatal collision.
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