POLICE have closed a major road after a crash.

The emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision on A64 at High Hutton.

The incident happened shortly before 2.20pm and involved a motorcycle and a car.

The road has been closed in both directions and it is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

North Yorkshire Police say anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101, press 1 and pass information on to the Force Control Room, quoting reference number NYP-15092021-0232.