THE A181 has reopened after a lorry overturned this morning.
Police closed the busy road in Wingate has been closed, causing traffic queues in both directions between the A19 junction and the Durham Road junction.
A spokesman for Durham Constabulary said: “An articulated lorry was travelling towards Durham after coming off the A19 and has gone over, taking up both carriageways so that cars can’t get past.
“The 52-year-old male driver is fine and no one was injured.”
Police announced the road had reopened at about 11am this morning.