Motorists are being urged to avoid the M62 motorway at Selby following a major crash involving five vehicles this morning.
A number of police cars and ambulances are in attendance between J35 and J34, near Eggborough and Great Heck.
An air ambulance has also been spotted in the vicinity.
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There is major disruption on Northern trains between Leeds-York, and Leeds-Selby this morning due to a broken down freight train at Cross Gates.
Delays of up to 20 minutes have been reported, with cancellations on services according to the railway service provider.
Disruption is expected to remain in place until 9.15am.
The following alterations will apply:
- Trains from Leeds towards Cross Gates are unable to run.
- Trains may be able to divert via Woodlesford and Castleford.
- Some trains are not able to divert so may be cancelled or amended.
- Trains towards Leeds from Cross Gates are able to run but delays and cancellations can be expected.
Advice for Northern customers:
- Road transport has been requested to run between Leeds and Selby / York however, there is no estimate for when this will be available.
- Your ticket will be accepted on TransPennine Express and CrossCountry services from Leeds to York.
Firefighters in North Yorkshire are at the scene of a large rubbish and tyre fire in the village of Carlton.
Two fire engines from Selby are involved in the operation.
Hull Trains between Selby and Hull are suspended due to a signalling problem. Replacement bus services are in place.
The eastbound M62 exit slip road is closed due to a broken down vehicle at junction 34 A19 (Selby/Doncaster).
Traffic is reported to be coping well. Motorists travelling towards Eggborough are affected.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a fatal four-vehicle collision on the A19 in the Selby area.
It occurred half-a-mile north of Chapel Haddlesey, at the junction with Fox Lane, at around 6.20pm on Friday 9 December.
It involved a grey Citroen C1 car, a grey Ford Ranger pick-up truck, a grey VW Jetta car, and a blue Honda motorcycle. The 24-year-old man riding the motorcycle, who is from the Goole area, died.
The driver of the Citroen C1, a 25-year-old man from Rotherham, was arrested on suspicious of causing death by careless driving. Following questioning, he was released on police bail whilst further investigations take place.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who recalls seeing any of the vehicles involved prior to the incident, to come forward as soon as possible. This includes any motorists who came across the collision scene after it occurred, but did not stay to speak with the police.
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