Motorists advised to avoid the area after serious crash near York

A road near York is closed this afternoon and motorists are being advised to avoid the area due to a serious crash.

It happened on the A1079, between Wilberfoss and Barmby Moor, at around 1.15pm this afternoon (Friday) and involved a black Peugeot 207, a white Renault Estate panel van and a white Ford Transit tipper truck.

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Humberside Police are at the scene and say two men suffered what are thought to be serious injuries.

A spokesperson added: "The road is currently closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area."