POLICE have launched an appeal for information following a serious collision in Scarborough.

North Yorkshire Police say they received reports of a collision between a HGV, parked cars and a pedestrian near the junction of Castle Gardens and Castlegate, shortly after 10am today (Wednesday).

The female pedestrian has been transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident and reopened around 1.15pm.

If you witnessed the collision or have any dash cam or CCTV footage, please call 101 and quote the reference number: 12210045077.