Crash on A64 near Tadcaster

Traffic delays are being experienced around Tadcaster following an accident on the A64 near the town.

Highways Agency officials say there is one lane closed on the Westbound carriageway following a collision earlier this morning between the A1237 York South Junction and A659 Tadcaster East.

Traffic is currently heavily congested and a spokesman at Tadcaster Grammar School said buses were late and staff had been stuck in long tailbacks around the incident.

Fire engines and ambulances had been seen arriving at the scene.