Lorry overturns at A1M junction for Hartlepool

The northbound A1M at Bradbury. Picture from Google Images
The northbound A1M at Bradbury. Picture from Google Images

Traffic on the A1M in County Durham is being diverted at the Hartlepool turn after a lorry overturned on a fly-over.

Police have instituted an 'up and over' diversion via the sliproads on the northbound carriageway at Junction 60 at Bradbury, where the motorway meets the A689, while recovery is under way.

The problem is exepcted to take several hours to clear.