A19 road closure near A684 at Osmotherley as police respond to crash

A road closure was put in place on the A19 in North Yorkshire to allow emergency responses to work at the scene of a crash.

North Yorkshire Police said it had shut the road just north of the A684, near to Osmotherley, after the collision was reported at around 5.45am this morning.

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Both lanes were initially closed, but have since reopened to traffic.

A diversion was put in place via the A684 until the northbound carriageway closure was lifted at around 12.40pm.

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Emergency services at the scene of the collision. Picture: OscarRomeo1268

Emergency services at the scene of the collision. Picture: OscarRomeo1268