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Serious injuries in Northallerton crash


10:21am 31st July 2012
(Updated 12:45pm 31st July 2012)

Police are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision near Northallerton.  

It occurred at around 5.45am today (Tuesday 31 July) on the A168 two miles south of the town and involved a small silver car and a lorry.

As a result of the collision, the local man driving the car suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Friarage hospital in Northallerton.

The road is expected to remain closed until around lunchtime and local diversions are in place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police in 101, select option 2 and ask for John Lumbard.

We will keep you updated with developments.

UPDATE at 12pm: The road has now reopened.

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