Storm Otto: Multiple lorries overturn on A1(M) in County Durham in high wind

The A1(M) was closed in County Durham after a lorry crashed into the central reservation. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The A1(M) was closed after "multiple incidents" in County Durham.

Two HGVs overturned and a collision resulted in another lorry crashing through the central reservation onto the opposite carriageway, Highways England said.

The road was closed between junction 60 (Bradbury interchange) and junction 59 (Coatham Munderville) but has now reopened.

Road users have been warned to take care due to strong winds.

Durham Police said there were no injuries.

An overturned vehicle was also causing disruption on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

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