A19 closed near Happy Haddock at Deighton due to serious crash

Drivers are being warned that the A19 is closed in both directions at Deighton as emergency services respond to a serious crash.

The York North Neighbourhood Policing team said its officers were dealing with a serious collision near the Happy Haddock.

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It said the road was blocked in both directions, so driver should seek alternative routes.

North Yorkshire Police's control room also issued advice about the ongoing incident via Twitter, adding: "The road looks likely to be closed for some time so please avoid the area whilst emergency services deal."

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Police are warning drivers that the A19 is closed at Deighton, near to the Happy Haddock. Picture: Google

Police are warning drivers that the A19 is closed at Deighton, near to the Happy Haddock. Picture: Google