HGV overturns on Scotch Corner roundabout

Photo: Highways England.

An overturned lorry at the Scotch Corner roundabout caused delays this morning.

The crash occurred just after 5am this morning.

The incident caused delays for motorists with the junction shut temporarily while the vehicle was removed.

Firefighters were called to the scene to reports that the driver was trapped.

However, on arrival the driver was out of the vehicle and in the care of paramedics.

Crews stopped a diesel leak from the vehicle and made the scene safe.

The road reopened at around 10.15am.