Traffic alert: Road closed by police after motorbikes crash near Selby

Police have closed the A1041 near Selby while they deal with the aftermath of a motorbike crash.

Two motorbikes were involved in a collision on the A1041 at Barlow Common, near Selby. Picture: Google

North Yorkshire Police said its officers had been called to Barlow Common at around 11.40am today when two motorbikes were involved in a collision.

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A spokesman said: "Both riders are being assessed by medical staff. One is thought to have suffered leg injuries. Neither of their conditions are believed to be life-threatening."

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area for the next few hours while they work at the scene.