The fatal accident happened on the A61 between South Stainley and Ripley at around 2.20pm on Sunday (September 3).
According to North Yorkshire Police, the collision involved a silver Vauxhall Meriva, a blue Toyota Aygo and a double-decker bus.
All occupants of the Vauxhall – a woman in her 30s, a young girl and a six-year-old boy – died in the accident.
Police said next of kin have been informed and are receiving expert support.
The driver of the bus was taken to hospital with leg injuries, some of the bus passengers suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital, and the two people in the Toyota were uninjured.
The road was closed to emergency services and accident investigators until 11:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage of vehicles traveling on the A61 before the collision or of the collision itself to get in touch.
Anyone who can help should email email@example.com or call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and pass incident information to 12230166439.
https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/23765421.woman-children-die-ripon-vauxhall-meriva-bus-crash/?ref=rss Wife and children die in Ripon Vauxhall Meriva and bus crash