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UPDATED: Woman hurt and section of A64 closed due to crash
UPDATE 3.50pm: A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said both lanes of the carriageway have now reopened.
A WOMAN has suffered a suspected broken arm and suspected injuries to her neck in a crash on the A64 today.
One lane of the westbound carriageway has been closed near to Copmanthorpe, while recovery takes place.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said the woman, believed to be in her forties, was driving a Peugeot 206 which left the road and collided with a fence at about 1.50pm.
The spokesman said the woman's injuries were not believed to be life threatening.
North Yorkshire Fire Service are currently freeing her from the vehicle, and traffic is moving slowly past the blockage.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area or find an alternative route if possible.