Crash closes the A19

Photograph: North Yorkshire Police

A crash has closed the A19 this morning (Friday, 30 September).

This is from North Yorkshire Police: “The northbound carriageway of the A19 is currently closed from the Cleveland Tontine junction to Trenholme Lane due to a serious collision.

“Traffic is being diverted up the A172. Please avoid the area if possible.”

According to National Highways Yorkshire, the incident is expected to clear between midday and 12.15 pm.