A66 closed westbound reopens at Bowes after HGV crash

The recovery is underway. Photo: Highways England.

The A66 trans-Pennine route has reopened westbound after a crash involving a HGV.

The road was closed at the snow gates at Bowes to allow for the vehicle to be removed.

There was also a two-lane closure on the eastbound carriageway.

The accident occurred near to Vale House Farm.