THERE was rush-hour disruption in York when five cars crashed in Acomb yesterday evening.

The accident happened at about 5.50pm in Carr Lane.

The road was closed for about an hour near its junction with York Road and Rosedale Avenue.

Initial reports were that one vehicle had crashed but police later said five vehicles had been involved. Police, fire crews and paramedics were all called but police later said nobody had been seriously injured and the road was reopened by 7pm.