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B1248 crash victims named by police

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Three people killed in a horrific smash as they made their way to work in Malton have been named by police.

The head-on collision between a Ford Focus and a Citroën van on the B1248 near Wharram killed three Polish nationals who were travelling to work at a bacon factory.

Konrad Bartczak, aged 18, from Hull, a front seat passenger in the Ford Focus, his mother, Iwona Bartczak, aged 40, from Hull, who was driving the Ford Focus and Rysard Orlowski, aged 47, also from Hull, a rear seat passenger, were all killed in the crash.

An inquest into the accident, which happened at the end of November, has been opened and adjourned.

Two other people were also injured in the crash which happened between Wetwang and Norton.

A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said: “The 30-year-old man who was a passenger in the Ford Focus and taken Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries, remains in hospital and is recovering. The 37-year-old man who was also passenger in the Ford Focus and seriously injured, has since been discharged from Hull Royal Infirmary.”

The crash happened at around 5.40am on Wednesday, November 27. The victims worked for the Karro Food Group, in Malton.

 

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