Eight people involved in crash near Malton

Eight people were involved in a 'serious' collision on the A169 near Malton. Picture, Google Maps.
Eight people were involved in a 'serious' collision on the A169 near Malton. Picture, Google Maps.
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A road remains closed after a serious crash involving eight people closed a section of road just outside Malton.

North Yorkshire Fire and rescue said engines from Malton, Pickering, Kirkby Moorside and Huntington were all called to the A169 this afternoon.

A spokesman said crews were dealing with a "serious road traffic accident", which took place at around 2pm.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police added: "We are just waiting for recovery now, so it shouldn't be too long until the road is open again.

"Eight people were involved and a number were taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries."

Police and fire crews remain at the scene.