Reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident, two cars involved and debris on road on A1 Northbound between A66 / A6108 / Middleton Tyas Lane (Scotch Corner) and A1(M).
Lane two (of two) is blocked.
Traffic is having to swerve to avoid the debris from the accident.
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