Lorry overturns on A1 in County Durham

The A1 southbound at Bowburn. Copyright Google Maps.

The A1 southbound at Bowburn. Copyright Google Maps.

Motorists are facing delays after a lorry overturned on a busy road.

It happened on the southbound carriageway of the A1 between Bowburn and Bradbury.

Drivers are being advised to allow extra time for journeys.

Highways England tweeted: "Overturned lorry #A1M closed southbound between J61#Bowburn + J60 #Bradbury Pls allow extra travel time, delays expected."