A1(M) reopens after serious accident

The A1(M) northbound has reopened between junction 48 (Boroughbridge) and junction 49 (Dishforth) following a serious collision this morning.

Police were called to reports of a collision involving two HGVs at about 5am this morning.

The road was shut until after 1pm while emergency services worked at the scene.

The incident caused tailbacks of more than five miles.