'Serious' injuries in Octon crash

The crash took place at the B1253 west of Octon Crossroads, Picture Google Maps
The crash took place at the B1253 west of Octon Crossroads, Picture Google Maps

Seven people have been injured in a three vehicle crash near a village between Driffield and Scarborough.

The B1253 west of Octon Crossroads, remains closed following the incident, which occurred at around 1.30pm.

Seven people were injured in the incident - three seriously - and the air ambulance was in attendance.

A policeman said: "We got the call at 13.43 today - it came to us from the ambulance service.

"There are three vehicles involved and, as it is an ongoing incident, that is all I can say."

Police said the road is likely to remain closed for "another couple of hours".

More to follow.