The northbound A1041 at Camblesforth near Selby is closed due to an accident between Common Lane and A63.
A diversion is in place via Common Lane and the A19.
The wreckage of the crashed helicopter, which is understood to have come down on grass at the side of the runway at Beighton Airfield , near Selby,, has been taken away.
2/2 head & chest injuries. All casualties out of aircraft upon arrival & taken to hospital, pilot via air ambulance rest in road ambulances.
2/2 transported to hospital via road and air ambulances.
Five people have been seriously injured after a helicopter crashed at Breighton Airfield near Selby this evening.
The emergency services were called to the former RAF base just after 6pm following reports that a helicopter had crashed.
Two people were taken by air ambulance to hospital - one to Leeds General Infirmary and the other to Hull Royal Infirmary.
The three other injured people were taken to hospital by ambulance. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening .
The Air Accident Investigation Branch will be leading the investigation to establish what caused the crash.
A teenage boy is due in court this morning charged over the stabbing of a woman in a village near Selby.
The 16-year-old will appear before York magistrates accused of wounding with intent.
North Yorkshire Police launched a manhunt after the woman, in her 40s, was injured in an incident on Manor Farm Close in Carlton on Wednesday morning.
Her injuries were serious but not life threatening.
North Yorkshire Police have located sixteen year old Connor Woodrow from Carlton in the Selby area.
Officers arrested him in connection with the incident that took place in Carlton yesterday morning, Wednesday 8 June 2016. He remains in police custody.
Locating Connor was made possible by some information passed to police by a member of the public.
“Officers have worked relentlessly in their efforts to trace Connor Woodrow, and it was with the help of the public that we were able to locate him tonight.
I want to thank each and every member of the public who has come forward with information to assist in this investigation.”