UPDATE: A1(M) Closure between Allerton Park and Wetherby Services

Police in Harrogate
Police in Harrogate

Traffic is still congested on the A1 (M) Southbound between junction 47 at Allerton Park and junction 46 at Wetherby services.

North Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Group have confimed that two lanes of the road are now reopened, however one lane is till closed.

Earlier this morning a lorry overturned spilling its load of car parts over the carriageway and damaging the central reservation.

The A1 Southbound was close from junction 48 for over three overs today (Friday May 24) and traffic is still heavy on the A1 and on the diversion route of the A168.