MOTORISTS are being advised to avoid the B6265 Grassington Road after a road traffic collision closed the road between Skipton and Cracoe.

North Yorkshire Police tweeted at just after 10.30am today (Wednesday): "We're currently dealing with a road traffic collision on the (B6265) Grassington Road.

"The road is closed between Skipton and Cracoe and is expected to be for some time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible."