EMERGENCY services attended a serious road traffic collision involving two motorbikes and a car on the B6255 Newby Head Pass road, between Ingleton and Hawes at Newby Head Farm, yesterday afternoon.

One of the casualties was airlifted to the James Cook Hospital in Leeds.

The road was closed between Hawes and the turn off for Dent to allow North Yorkshire Police's collision investigation unit to conduct a full investigation of the scene.

Police have no further details at this time. Witnesses are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12180178330.