Police disperse youths after anti-social behaviour
Police have called on parents to keep tabs on what their children are doing after anti-social behaviour in Acomb.
The York South Twitter channel revealed that they had issued a ‘direction to disperse’ to youths in Front Street after reports of bad behaviour last night (Tuesday).
PARENTS if you believe your children are in the area of Front Street and Foxwood please ring them and ask what they are doing.
It’s not just our responsibility!
We have just issued 4 youths Directions To Disperse notices after ASB on Front Street. All have been directed to return home. pic.twitter.com/hBTmtcvYnt
— NYP York South (@NPTYorkSouth) March 3, 2020
Crews tackle car fire on the A64
Fire crews from Acomb and York were called out last night to a car on fire off the A64.
It happened at about 7.45pm on a slip road leading to the A64 at Copmanthorpe.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire. The cause is believed to be an electrical fault.
Police appeal after man, 22, dies in Sherburn in Elmet collision
Police are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage after a 22-year-old man died in a collision near Sherburn-in-Elmet.
It happened on at about 9.15pm on Sunday (1 March) when a red Mini Cooper travelling along Fenton Lane towards Church Fenton, left the road and came to rest in a field.
The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 22-year-old man from the Tadcaster area, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he sadly died.
Anyone who saw the Mini travelling along Fenton Lane, or saw the vehicle leave the road, including any dash-cam footage, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Traffic Constable Michael Rowan or email [email protected].
Please quote incident number 12200036516 when calling.
Roadworks start on Fishergate and Castle Mills Bridge
Five weeks of disruption start today as roadworks are brought in on Castle Mills Bridge.
The bridge will be down to one lane in both directions to allow for the work, which includes repairs and maintenance.
These restrictions are in place around the clock, and are expected to cause delays.
Roadworks are due to start today at Fishergate – Delays for services 7 and 66 are possible due to 1 lane only in operation. ^SD
— First York (@FirstYork) March 2, 2020
Bus catches fire in York
A bus caught fire on Tadcaster Road in York this morning.
The fire in the engine compartment had spread to the passenger area.
Fire crews from York and Acomb were called out at 9.38am. The fire was out when they arrived, and the driver and passengers were safely off the bus.
Serious accident closes the A19 at York
Police, fire and ambulance crews are at an accident that has closed the A19 near York.
The crash took place near the Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel on Shipton Road. Reports say an HGV has collided with a car.
Fire crews are using cutting gear to rescue a female passenger.
Police are asking motorists to avoid the area, and buses are being diverted:
RTC alert 🚨
We are currently dealing with an RTC outside the Mercure Hotel #Skelton. We’ve unfortunately had to close the road whilst emergency services deal. Diversions are in place. Avoid the area if possible.
— NYP Control Room (@NYPControlRoom) February 28, 2020
— North Yorkshire Police Traffic Bureau (@NYTrafficBureau) February 28, 2020
— North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (@NorthYorksFire) February 28, 2020
Urgent Update – A19 closed at Skelton due to accident. Buses diverting via bypass. This will cause delays to 1730 and 1745 services. Updates to follow.
— Reliance Buses (@Reliancebus) February 28, 2020