Stranded boat closes major slip road

A stranded boat closed a major Washington slip road during rush hour.

By Sophie Brownson
Monday, 08 April, 2019, 09:31
A boat was stranded on the A194M southbound earlier today. Image by Highways England.

Highways England reported that a boat has been stranded on the A194M southbound, which caused the A182 slip road to close.

It appears that the boat was being towed along the road by a van before encountering problems.

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Highways England has said recovery has been to the scene and has been able to move the boat to Washington Services.

The slip road has now reopened.