This was the scene on the A64 on Sunday evening.
Emergency services were called out to an accident on the road at Stockton-on-the-Forest.
Fire crews from York and Huntington stations went to the scene, alongside police and ambulance crews.
A car and a van were involved in a collision. The car left the road and hit a telegraph pole.
In a Tweet at 5.45pm, Station Manager Tony Walker of North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service warned motorists to expect delays in the area.
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for dashcam footage. If you can help call 101 and use the reference 12190225008.