It is understood that former Leeds United and York City player Clarke Carlisle is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary after being hit by a lorry.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision on the A64 near Bishopthorpe in York at 7.30am on Monday.
North Yorkshire Police would only confirm that an injured man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
In this video, which featured as part of a documentary to mark Joe Cocker's 60th birthday, we see a clip from the Calendar archive. In 1971 presenter Austin Mitchell interviewed Joe at his home in Sheffield. They discuss the influence of the city on his music.
Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney has joined the tributes to Joe Cocker, the singer who died today at the age of 70.
Sir Paul said:
Joe Cocker, who has died aged 70, was awarded the OBE in 2007 for his services to music.
The award was in recognition of a long musical career that also included a Grammy award in 1983 for 'Up Where We Belong', the duet Cocker performed with Jennifer Warnes.
The track is well known for featuring on the soundtrack for the film 'An Officer and a Gentleman'.
The start and finish locations of the first ever Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race have been announced today - with the East Riding set to play a major part after missing out in the Grand Depart in the summer. Bridlington will host part of the race, along with Scarborough, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York. We don't know the exact route yet but details will be revealed next month. It's hoped the region can capitalise on the success of last summer's Tour de France opening stages which saw more than three million people cheer on the cyclists as they rode through Yorkshire. Michael Billington reports.
Joe Cocker's agent has said it will be "impossible" to fill the space left by the singer's death.
Barrie Marshall told the BBC that Cocker was "simply unique" and "it will be impossible to fill the space he leaves in our hearts."
A plane full of families from our region who either are seriously ill, or have been in the past, has taken off on a dream trip to Lapland. The annual trip is organised by the charity When You Wish Upon A Star. The flight goes to and from Finland in a day giving each child the chance to meet Santa.