Overturned lorry closes A1 lane in Northumberland

An overturned Asda lorry on the A1.
An overturned Asda lorry on the A1.

A LANE of the A1 near Alnwick is closed this morning after a lorry overturned during last nights strong winds.

It is believed that Asda wagon was blown over at around 3am.

Traffic is still queuing between the A1068 Alnwick turn off and the junction for Newton on the Moor.

Drivers are urged to approach with care and expect delays.

The lorry is expected to be recovered later this morning.