Two children taken to hospital after five-vehicle pile-up near York (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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Two children taken to hospital after five-vehicle pile-up near York
6:07pm Sunday 10th March 2013 in News
TWO children and two adults were yesterday (Sunday, March 10) taken to hospital after a five-vehicle pile-up near York.
Emergency services were called at around 1.30pm today (Sunday, March 10) after a Ford Galaxy, two mini-buses and a lorry crashed on the A59 near Green Hammerton, North Yorkshire.
Police say the Galaxy stopped to make a right turn into the Old Granary, and although the two mini-buses stopped, the lorry behind went into the back of on the mini-buses, which then hit the rear of the other.
The Galaxy was not hit as a result of the collision.
A VW Scirocco travelling in the opposite direction was hit by debris from the collision.
Two children from the mini-bus and both mini-bus drivers were taken to Harrogate District Hospital with minor injuries.
The road was blocked as a result of the collision and reopened at around 3.25pm.
Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference NYP-10032013-0250.