Hallfield Road is closed both ways closed due to a police incident from James Street to Redeness Street.
Emergency services, including the York fire crew and North Yorkshire Police, are on the scene to deal with a partial crane collapse.
A recovery crane is now on route to support the broken boom on the crane, which is hung in a “precarious position.”
#York crew are stood by with @NYorksPolice at the scene of a partial crane collapse at junction of Redeness St & Layerthorpe in York. Recovery crane on route to support the broken boom which is hung in a precarious position.
— North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (@NorthYorksFire) December 4, 2020
Nobody has been injured during the incident.
Surrounding routes may be affected from diverted traffic.
More to follow.