THE A65 road has been closed following a road traffic collision involving a lorry earlier today

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene on the outskirts of Austwick where the lorry was on its side.

Crews from Settle and Bentham attended.

A spokesman said a 35 year old male had been trapped and was rescued from the vehicle using hydraulic cutters. He was then transferred to waiting paramedics and to hospital.

No times have been given when the road is to be reopened.