North Yorkshire police is appealing for witnesses and information about a serious collision involving four vehicles on the A64 between Barton-le-Willows and the Jinnah restaurant.

It happened at around 11.35am on Thursday 31 May 2018 and involved a black Nissan Qashqai, a black Kia Sorento, a silver Mercedes A180 and a silver Vauxhall Corsa all travelling Westbound towards York.

Two women suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital, one by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary and one by road ambulance to York Hospital. A man sustained minor injuries and was taken by road ambulance to York District Hospital. The two women remain in hospital in a stable condition.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicles prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation.

If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Leanne Anderson. You can also email

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number NYP-31052018-0225 when passing on information.

The stretch of road was closed for four hours to while emergency services tended to the casualties, to allow officers to examine the scene and while the vehicles to be recovered.

Local diversions were put in place by the Highways Agency.

Courtesy of North Yorkshire Police