Two children taken to hospital after car crash in Green Hammerton.

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Two children were taken to hospital after two mini buses and a lorry collided.

Five vehicles were involved in the collision near Green Hammerton this afternoon (Sunday March 10).

At around 1.30pm a Ford Galaxy, two mini-buses and a lorry were travelling along the A59 towards York.

The Galaxy stopped to make a right turn into the Old Granary. 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.

The Galaxy was not hit as a result of the collision.

A VW Scirrocco 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.

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