[A] serious collision has occurred between an HGV and a black SUV on the A66 near the Fox Hall Inn in the Richmond area at 3.28pm today (Sunday 26 Nov).
A man in the SUV has been seriously injured and is being treated by paramedics.
The Highways Agency has closed the A66 in both directions with diversions in place around the scene. It is expected to remain closed for some time while the police investigate and to allow the vehicles to be safely recovered.
Motorists are urged to avoid the area and to follow the diversion signs.
In the meantime, any witnesses to the collision are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team.
Or send information by email to [email protected] quoting reference NYP-26112017-0290.