A KEIGHLEY man killed in a road crash next to a cave complex has been named as Rade Brkovic.

Mr Brkovic, 74, was a victim of the collision on the road between Ingleton and Hawes on April 9 near White Scar Caves.

Police this morning named the man, who was driving a red MG which was one of three cars involved in the collision.

A woman was seriously injured in the 11.30am crash, and the accident left the B6255 closed for 10 hours

Mr Brkovic died at the scene. His female passenger, aged 70, was seriously injured and was taken to hospital in Preston for treatment. The other two other drivers received minor injuries.

Police appealed for witnesses after the accident.

Police at the time said a silver Vauxhall Vectra travelling towards Ingleton collided with two vehicles – a red MG and a silver Volkswagen Jetta - travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Vectra, a 30-year-old man from the Lancashire area, sustained slight injuries and was arrested at the scene of the collision. He was later released without bail while under investigation.

Officers were particularly keen to talk to the occupants of a black car seen just before the crash which they believed might have contained important witnesses.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team, or email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.