Main North Yorkshire road blocked after crash between two cars and a lorry

The A170 at Brompton by Sawdon in North Yorkshire. Photograph © Google Street View

Two cars and a lorry have crashed on a main North Yorkshire road this evening (Monday, 6 March).

Police are asking drivers to avoid the A170 at Brompton by Sawdon, west of Scarborough after the collision.

The road is blocked both ways. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Please avoid the area while we work at the scene, and find alternative routes for your journeys.”

According to the AA it was first reported at 4.40pm. It says: “Road blocked and queueing traffic due to crash, two cars and a lorry involved on A170 High Street both ways from West Brow to Cayley Lane.”