UPDATED 11.55am: The previous accident has now been cleared and the road has been reopened. The traffic is normalizing again.

York’s outer ring road is currently closed to east from North Lane to Malton Road due to an accident.

There is a traffic jam and drivers are warned to avoid the area if possible or to expect delays.

It is not known if anyone was injured at the time.

Continue.

@fire_huntington is currently supporting @NYorksPolice at an RTC on the A1237 nr Monks Cross

The road was temporarily closed as the car was recovered from the crime scene

Please watch out if you are in the area @ theyorkmix @ellyfyork @daviddunninguk @yorkpress pic.twitter.com/A9EwEKvE0K

– Station Manager Bob Hoskins (@ SierraZero8) July 8, 2021