Major road in York closed after crash - road set to be closed for some time
A MAJOR road in York is closed in both directions after a crash.
The A64 in York is currently closed both ways due to accident investigation work between Redhill Field Lane at Bilbrough Top and the A1237 Copmanthorpe roundabout and police say it will remain closed in both directions until at least 3pm this afternoon.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
It's affecting traffic heading to and from Tadcaster.
Drivers are being warned to avoid the area if at all possible.
It's not known whether anyone has been injured at this time.
🚌 🚧 A64 is closed between Tadcaster and Askham Bryan, Coastliner 840 and 843 are being diverted, which is leading to long delays. Some stops may be missed as they will be trying to find any route that is moving.https://t.co/NfGqG6CpJJ
— Busmaster (@buses_in_york) March 27, 2023
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: "The A64 is currently closed in both directions to allow collision investigation work to take place following a serious collision which occurred at just before 1.20am this morning (March 27).
"The closure is expected to remain in place until at least 3pm(Monday).
"The Highways Agency are assisting us with road closures. Please follow National Highways: Yorkshire on twitter for further traffic alerts, alternatively you can see further details on the diversion here."
More to follow.