Lane closure in Washington after lorry overturns

Photo credit: Northumbria Police.
Photo credit: Northumbria Police.

A driver escaped serious injury when a lorry overturned in Washington earlier today.

The vehicle flipped onto its side at the Mill House roundabout at about 1pm.

One lane of the A1231 eastbound was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Drivers faced delays as the vehicle was recovered.