A170 closed between Helmsley and Sutton Bank after serious collision

Drivers in North Yorkshire are being warned about the closure of a stretch of the A170 as emergency services respond to a serious collision.

Friday, 22nd February 2019, 9:30 am
Updated Friday, 22nd February 2019, 9:33 am
Drivers are being warned about a closure on the A170 in North Yorkshire. Picture: Google

North Yorkshire Police said the road was closed between Helmsley and Sutton Bank, with a diversion in operation.

In a tweet, the force said: "The road will remain closed for some time while we work at the scene."

Drivers are being warned about a closure on the A170 in North Yorkshire. Picture: Google

The diversion is via the caravan route, with heavy goods vehicles advised to use the A64 or A19 instead.