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Four People Taken to Hospital after Crash on A59 Near York


8:21am 11th March 2013

Emergency services were called to a crash involving five vehicles near Green Hammerton on Sunday afternoon.

North Yorkshire Police say that at around 1.30pm on Sunday, a Ford Galaxy, two mini-buses and a lorry were travelling along the A59 towards York when the accident happened.

Officers say that the Galaxy stopped to make a right turn into the Old Granary and add that the two mini-buses stopped, however, the lorry, which was travelling behind the two mini-buses collided with one mini-bus, which then hit the rear of the other.

Police say that the Galaxy was not hit as a result of the collision and that a car travelling in the opposite direction was hit by debris from the collision.

Two children from the mini-bus and both mini-bus drivers were taken to Harrogate District Hospital with minor injuries, say North Yorkshire Police. They add that the road was blocked as a result of the collision and reopened at around 3.25pm.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference NYP-10032013-0250

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