A59 closed after crash leaves HGV on its side

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The A59 is closed after a crash left a HGV flipped onto its side.

At 2.55pm this afternoon, a North Yorkshire Fire Service spokesperson confirmed that crews from Acomb and Tadcaster are in attendance on the A59 in Kirk Hammerton.

The A59 is closed after a crash left a HGV flipped onto its side. Photo credit Andy Creasey, Station Manager with North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, @fireyfella.

The A59 is closed after a crash left a HGV flipped onto its side. Photo credit Andy Creasey, Station Manager with North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, @fireyfella.

Police and ambulance services are also at the scene.

The road is closed.

Andy Creasey, Station Manager at NYFRS, shared an update on twitter.

He said: "Currently dealing with a major RTC on the A59 at Skip Bridge with Acomb fire crews.

"The road will be closed for some considerable time, please expect delays in the area."