Three people have been treated in hospital for serious injuries after a two-vehicle head-on collision on the Harrogate bypass.
Firefighters had to extract two people from one of the cars involved in the collision, which occurred on the A658 at yesterday afternoon.
The incident led to long tailbacks between Harrogate and Knaresborough.
In a statement today, North Yorkshire Police said:
“North Yorkshire Police was called to the scene of a serious two-vehicle head-on collision on Harrogate by-pass at around 3.20pm on Monday, 20 November.
“North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene, sending two appliances from Harrogate. Firefighters extracted two people from one of the cars involved in the collision.
“Three people were taken to hospital by Yorkshire Ambulance Service for treatment to serious injuries.
“Road closures were put in place in the immediate area while emergency crews attended the scene and the area was made safe.”
The statement added no arrests have been made and an investigation into the cause of the collision is “ongoing”.
Witnesses are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12230220890.
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