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Reports of jack-knifed lorry on A1(M)

Stray FM Local News for Harrogate, Skipton, Craven and Wharfedale

6:28pm 28th February 2018
(Updated 8:24pm 28th February 2018)

As weather conditions worsen, police report to Stray FM that a lorry has jack-knifed on the A1(M) near Boroughbridge.

The incident has occurred on the northbound carriageway.

Police have reminded people to only travel if their journey is essential with snow continuing to fall across Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale.

 

 

Highways England tweeted to say the road was closed:

 

 

UPDATE

Traffic has been released and 2 lanes (of 3) are now closed on the A1(M) northbound between J48 and J49. 

 

FURTHER UPDATE

The HGV has been recovered and all lanes have been reopend says Highways England:

 

 

North Yorkshire Police have thanked the public for their cooperation. 

They say weather conditions remain atrocious and are asking people to only travel if it is an absolute necessity. 

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