Police close B6161 in Harrogate after serious two vehicle crash

Police have closed the B6161 between Beckwithshaw and Leathley following a serious crash this morning.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 8:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:01 pm
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At around 8.30am, a Mazda MX5 and a grey Landrover Freelander crashed on the road before an ambulance was called.

Police were then called to the scene and decided to close the road with officers believing it will not open again until at least 11 o'clock.

A diversion has now been set up through North Rigton.

The fire service has also been called to the scene but the extent of the injuries suffered is currently unknown.

More to follow.