North Yorkshire Police are dealing with a collision on the A19 north-bound carriageway near South Kilvington, Thirsk. The collision was reported at 2.10pm and involves a HGV which struck a Vauxhall Corsa which then hit an Audi parked in a lay-by while the driver was changing his wheel.
The driver of the Corsa sustained only minor injuries. The Audi driver was uninjured. The driver of the HGV, a German national, has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving.
The north-bound carriageway is closed at the roundabout at the junction with the A19 trunk road from York (known locally as Thircon roundabout) with traffic diverted through Long Street in Thirsk and rejoining the carriageway at the South Kilvingtonjunction.
A 75-year-old cyclist has died in a crash with a car while he was taking part in a time trial, police said today. The crash between the black and silver bike and an Alfa Romeo car happened on the A19 northbound near Thirsk, North Yorkshire, at about 5pm on Saturday, North Yorkshire Police said.
A 15-year-old girl has been killed in a crash on the A19 in North Yorkshire. Seven others, including three other children and a baby, were injured in the incident at Chapel Haddlesey, near Selby. It happened at 20.15 on Monday when a Ford Focus and a Vauxhall Astra collided.
The A19 was closed until 5 am. The other children received minor injuries and are being treated at hospitals in York and Wakefield. Two of the three adults involved, including a man who had to be cut free from the wreckage, were seriously injured.