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Serious crash closes road near Peasholm

Two vehicles re involved in the crash. Picture by Richard Ponter
Two vehicles re involved in the crash. Picture by Richard Ponter

One car is on its side after a 'serious' crash near Peasholm roundabout.

Police officers have closed off Burniston Road near the Northstead Manor Drive junction following the crash involving two cars.

An elderly man has been extracted from one of the vehicles.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and Yorkshire Ambulance Service are also at the scene.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The road is currently closed, please use an alternative route until further notice."

East Yorkshire Motor Service has tweeted that there has been a 'serious accident'. The 3/3A bus service is diverting via Columbus Ravine, Dean Road, Northstead, Cross Lane and resuming normal route near Alpamare.

The road is currently closed

The road is currently closed

Picture of the incident. Picture by Dan Ryan

Picture of the incident. Picture by Dan Ryan

The car rolled onto its side

The car rolled onto its side