Cars in North Yorkshire field after road pile-up
Fire crews were called to a crash involving a digger and three cars which ended up in a field near Northallerton.
The accident happened at 0650 GMT on the southbound carriageway of the A19 at Kirby Sigston, officers confirmed.
A JCB was in collision with a Ford Mondeo, which was then in collision with a black Saab and a black Volvo.
The 30-year-old man driving the Mondeo was taken to hospital as a precaution, police said, and the road was closed southbound for around two hours.