A main York road has reopened after a serious accident last night.

Emergency services closed Holgate Road between its junction with Hamilton Drive East up to the traffic lights at Acomb Road/Poppleton Road. Pedestrian access is also closed.

Police were called out shortly before 8pm on Sunday (7 April).

Diversions are in place
A large number of emergency services went to the scene
Photograph: David Dunning / Minster FM

Later in the evening the police’s Forensic Collision Investigation Unit arrived at the scene. They investigate all fatal, potentially fatal or life-changing collisions.