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Three vehicles have collided on the A64

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4:34pm 28th May 2012
(Updated 5:10pm 28th May 2012)

Three vehicles have collided on the A64.

It's happened on the eastbound carriageway near Bilbrough Top.

Police, ambulance and fire crews have all been alerted to the scene.

Official statement from North Yorkshire Police

UPDATE: 4.30pm

North Yorkshire Police currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on the A64 at Bilborough, near York.

The collision involving a HGV and a tractor occurred on the eastbound carriageway 100 yards past the Bilborough flyover at around 3.40pm on Monday 28th May 2012.

Both lanes of the carriageway are currently closed.

At this time it is not thought that anyone has been seriously injured in the collision.

UPDATED: 4.50pm

The eastbound carriageway of the A64 is expected to be closed for another two hours to allow for the vehicles involved in the collision to be recovered.

UPDATED 5pm

The collision involved three vehicles a tractor towing an agricultural trailer, a HGV and a silver Vauxhall Astra.

The driver of the tractor, a local man, suffered minor injuries in the incident and was taken to York District Hospital as a precaution.

The HGV driver also suffered minor injuries in the incident, however he did not require hospital treatment.

The driver of the Astra was uninjured in the incident, however his wife sustained a minor neck injury and was taken to York District Hospital for treatment.

The eastbound carriageway is expected to remain closed for another two hours while the vehicles are recovered.

 

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