UPDATED 6.45PM: The accident has been cleared, the road is now fully open and traffic has returned to normal.

A CRASH in York city centre is causing traffic problems.

There are reports of crash that's currently partially blocked Gillygate just outside the city walls.

There is heavy traffic due to an accident at the junction with Claremont Terrace and it's leading to congestion in Bootham and Wigginton Road.

More to follow.