Delays easing on A1 as lorry obstruction removed

Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.
Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.
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An overturned lorry which caused delays to drivers on A1 this morning has now been removed and traffic is flowing well.

Just after midnight officers attended the scene near to the Washington Services where the lorry had overturned and was blocking the Northbound carriage way on the A1.

Diversions were in place while attempts to remove the lorry were made and drivers were warned that the road would remain closed until after 8am this morning.

No one was seriously injured in the incident and no other vehicles were involved.

Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.

Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.