A171 Whitby closed after crash

The accident has blocked the A171 at Airy Hill
The accident has blocked the A171 at Airy Hill

Emergency services are dealing with a "number of casualties" after a crash on the A171 at Whitby.

It happened around 3.30pm at Airy Hill and involved two cars.

North Yorkshire Police say delays are likely.

Officers are advising motorists to find an alternative route.