A man is being questioned by police after a two-vehicle crash on the A171 Scarborough to Whitby road near the Falcon Inn.
The incident involved a Peugeot 306 and a Peugeot 307 and happened at 5.15pm.
One of the vehicles overturned and went off the road.
A man sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
The road stayed open and police officers kept traffic flowing around the scene of the incident.
Inspector Tony Landray confirmed that a man was helping officers with their enquiries at Scarborough police station.