A land rover towing a trailer with four cows inside has overturned on the A64 at Huttons Ambo today at 11.25am.
Following the incident, the animals were taken to nearby field.
One of the cows sustained cuts to its mouth and leg, say police.
The driver of the Land Rover suffered minor injuries in the collision and did not need medical treatment.
The westbound carriageway is currently blocked.
However, recovery services are on their way to the scene to move the vehicles.