Serious incident' outside Selby train station as the police, firefighters and air ambulance attend the scene...
A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious injuries outside Selby train station in North Yorkshire on Thursday morning.
The police, air ambulance and fire brigade hurried to the scene after a crash between two cars outside the station just before 8.50am.
The woman, a pedestrian who is aged in her early 50s, was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with a serious leg injury and cuts to her head.
A horrified eyewitness tweeted: "There's been a big crash at the station and there's fire engines and ambulances everywhere.
"They've now cordoned the whole car park off and there's firemen and police everywhere, my heart hurts, praying everyone involved is okay.
"They've got the air ambulance out. I feel sick, this is horrible."
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "Crews from Selby Fire Station, police and air ambulance are currently dealing with a serious incident outside Selby train station."
A spokesman added: "We are attending a road traffic accident outside the station involving at least two vehicles.
"One casualty has been taken by air ambulance to hospital."
"It occurred on Station Road just before 8.50am today and the collision also involved a white Citroen Berlingo panel van and a white Ford Tourneo people carrier.
"The woman, who is aged in her early 50s, suffered a serious leg injury and cuts to her head.
An early morning commuter to work said, "This is devastating you do not expect to see this on your way to work." ''Theres police and firefighters everywhere.''
"She was conscious and breathing when she was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary for emergency treatment.
"The collision scene has been closed to traffic while police investigate the circumstances."
National press are now at the scene as investigations continue...