A64 closure: Police ask motorists stuck in tailbacks to remain in their vehicles

The current situation on the A64. Picture by Jim Calvert.
The current situation on the A64. Picture by Jim Calvert.

North Yorkshire Police say there are "very long delays" following a two vehicle crash on the A64.

Emergency services are currently at the scene of the acciedent, which was reported at 9.51am this morning, and the road is blocked in both directions near Huttons Ambo, Ryedale.

Officers thank people for their patience

Officers thank people for their patience

Currently, drivers are queued back to Whitwell on the eastbound side and queued back to the A169 on the westbound side.

There are long delays and drivers are advised to find an alternative route while the incident is dealt with.

North Yorkshire Police Officers thank people for their patience but are asking anyone who is stuck in tailbacks to remain in their vehicles for their own safety.

It has been reported that everyone is out of the vehicles and have been taken to hospital for treatment.

The crash has also caused a service disruption to the Coastliner bus. It will be taking a diversion from Malton through Stamford bridge westbound until the road has reopened.