UPDATED 12.30PM: The accident has now been cleared and the road has reopened.


REPORTS are coming in of an accident close to a busy shopping centre.

There has been a crash on St Nicholas Avenue leading to York Designer Outlet close to the A19 at Fulford Interchange.

Traffic is currently coping well, but drivers are being advised to avoid the area if at all possible.

Emergency services are also at the scene of another crash nearby on the A64.