UPDATED: Accident road expected to open at 4.30pm
Hemsworth Road is expected to reopen within the next hour after a serious road traffic collision earlier today (Wednesday).
Four people were seriously injured after the incident close to the Water Lane junction of Hemsworth Road at 11.45am.
The road is currently closed in both directions between Holmsley Lane, South Kirkby, and the A628 Hemsworth Bypass. The entrance to South Kirkby Business Park through Sprockhoevel Way is also closed.
All three emergency services and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance attended the scene. Police are still carrying out investigations but the roads are expected to reopen at around 4.30pm.
Keep checking the website for updates.