THREE motorbikes and a car have been involved in a crash which has closed a North Yorkshire road.

The motorcyclists were injured in the crash with the Vauxhall Vectra on the B1222 close to Squires Café Bar near Sherburn in Elmet.

The extent of their injuries are unknown but police confirmed they were taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Emergency services were called at 12.10pm.

Traffic collision investigators are at the scene. The road remained closed at 2.45pm.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Please quote reference number NYP-09032014-0235 when passing information about this incident.