Road reopens after crash between car and HGV

UPDATED 6PM: The earlier accident has now been cleared and traffic is returning to normal. A ROAD has been blocked after a crash between an HGV and a car. The A169 Malton Road in Pickering is blocked with heavy traffic in the surrounding area due to an accident at Bean Sheaf Lane.

Police confirmed the road was blocked at 16.45pm, and the accident happened near the Beansheaf Hotel. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say they were called in and crews from Malton along with one from Pickering attended. A service spokesman said: “No-one was trapped in either vehicle.

“The HGV hit and damaged a telegraph pole.

Crews assisted with scene safety only.”