'Serious' crash closes road

Police have closed the A169 at Low Marshes, Malton, following a serious accident between two vehicles. Picture: Google Maps
Police have closed the A169 at Low Marshes, Malton, following a serious accident between two vehicles. Picture: Google Maps

A serious crash has closed a stretch of road and police are urging drivers to avoid the area.

Emergency services are still at the scene of the two-vehicle crash on the A169 at Low Marishes, Malton.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said the incident involved two cars and that the road will remain closed for several hours.

They added: "Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call police. Dial 101, press 1 and pass information onto the force control room.

"Please quote reference number NYP-18082016-0179 when passing on information.