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Travel: A1(M) Northbound closed after rush hour vehicle fire and accident

Credit: Peter Chalder-Wood

In North Yorkshire, A1(M) Northbound is closed and there is queueing traffic due to earlier vehicle fire and accident between J49 A168 (Dishforth) and J51 A6055 Leeming Lane / A684 (Leeming Bar).

The accident happened around 07:00. One of the vehicles caught fire.

Trapped traffic is still being turned around and recovery is being arranged for the vehicles involved.

Motorists are advised that the road is likely to remain closed for most of today.