A19 closed after serious crash on the outskirts of York

Several people have been seriously injured in a crash near York.

The A19 between Escrick and Deighton in York

North Yorkshire Police confirmed that the A19 was expected to be closed for several hours after a two-car collision in the village of Escrick.

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All three emergency services are in attendance.

A number of people are seriously injured but further details have not yet been released.

More to follow.