TWO people have escaped serious injury after their car was involved in a crash on the A64 this evening.

The A64 near Copmanthorpe was temporarily blocked after the Vauxhall Corsa lost control, crashed into the central reservation and overturned.

North Yorkshire Police put a picture of the badly damaged Vauxhall Corsa on Twitter, saying that remarkably the two occupants escaped with only minor injuries.

They were taken to York Hospital.

The accident at 6.20pm temporarily blocked the road.