Road reopens after incident in Wensleydale

A road in Wensleydale after an incident has reopened, it is understood.

The road was shut between Askrigg and Newbiggin at lunchtime.

Several police cars were at the scene.

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Drivers were advised to take an alternative route.

The village’s Crown pub is closed due to unforseen circumstances according to a note on the door.

It is not yet clear if the closure of the pub is related to the closure of the road.