UPDATED 11.40AM: The accident has now been cleared and traffic is returning to normal.

A MAIN road in to York is partially blocked after a crash.

The A59 Roman Road is currently partially blocked due to an accident near Dobbies Garden Centre at Upper Poppleton just outside the York ringroad.

The incident is affecting traffic and drivers are asked to avoid the area if at all possible.

It's not yet known whether anyone has been injured.

More to follow.