Woman airlifted to hospital as crash halts traffic on A64 in North Yorkshire

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a serious road crash which has closed part of a major route in North Yorkshire.

Thursday, 31st May 2018, 3:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st May 2018, 3:37 pm
The A64

Police said traffic had been halted after three vehicles were involved in the collision on the A64 between Malton and York.

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The female driver one of the vehicles, a Vauxhall Corsa, was rushed to Leeds General Infirmary.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police were contacted at 11.37am to reports of a three-vehicle road traffic collision on the A64 near the Jinnah restaurant at Flaxton, involving a silver Vauxhall Corsa, a black Kia Sorrento and a Mercedes Benz A-class.

"Air ambulance has been requested to attend and the road is currently closed at the Barton-le-Willows turning to allow the emergency services to deal with the collision. Drivers are advised to avoid the area."