A61 crash at Buttersyke Bar Roundabout

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One person has been taken to hospital after a collision between a van and a car at the Burn Bridge exit onto the A61 near the Buttersyke Bar roundabout near Kirby Overblow.

The Ambulance service confirmed that they were called to the scene at 17:02 and around one hour later left the scene to take one patient to Harrogate Hospital for further treatment.

Police have said the road is currently closed while the road is cleared but stated the it will be re-opened as soon as possible.

Traffic on the A61 is very heavy in both directions and witnesses have reported seeing fire crews cutting passengers from their vehicles.