Major accident closes road between Scarborough and Whitby

A major coast route has been closed tonight after a three-vehicle crash.

A171 Whitby Road at Flask

Two cars and a lorry were involved in a collision on the A171 Whitby Road in Scarborough at around 4.40pm.

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Police expect the road to be shut until at least 11pm, as the truck has shed its load in the Flask area.

Casualties are not yet known.