Breaking news: Police release name of Scarborough woman who died following crash at Langtoft

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Police have released the name of a pensioner who died after a car smash at Langtoft.

She was 74 year-old Sheila Johnson, from Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the road traffic collision, which happened at about 4.30pm on Monday 27 October on the B1249 close to the Octon roundabout, on the Driffield side in East Yorkshire.

The collision involved two vehicles, a dark coloured Kia Sorento and a grey Peugeot 308, which were travelling in opposite directions.

Two people in the Peugeot, a 75-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman, both from Scarborough, and the male driver, who was the only occupant of the Kia, were all taken to hospital.

Sheila Johnson, who was travelling as a front seat passenger in the Peugeot, subsequently died due to injuries received.

The Peugeot driver suffered non life threatening injuries and the Kia driver sustained a number of fractures.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle prior to the collision.

Anyone with information should contact Humberside Police on telephone 101 referring to log 475 of 27 October 2014.