A collison occurred shortly before 5.30am today, Tuesday 21 Novmber 2017, at Stump Cross near Boroughbridge.
The incident happened in a lay by on the A168 and involved a HGV lorry and a black Skoda Fabia.
The road is closed south of the incident at the Marton cum Grafton junction. Drivers are urged to avoid the area.
Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to the Major Collision Investigation Team or email MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk
Please quote incident number NYP-21112-17-0038 when passing on information.