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A66 reopened after jack-knifed lorry cleared

Part of the A66 trans-pennine road between the North East and Cumbria had been closed overnight due to poor weather conditions.

It was shut between Brough and Bowes until around 1130 this morning as gritting teams worked to clear away snow and ice.

A stretch from Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire heading westbound was also closed for a time.

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A167 Traffic Update: Central Motorway reopened

The onslip from New Bridge Street to the Central Motorway East, which was closed along with one lane of the CME while emergency services dealt with a collision, has now opened.

The two vehicles involved in the accident are awaiting recovery and there is still congestion in the area while the incident is cleared.

Northumbria Police believe nobody was seriously injured in the collision.

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