A19 closed in North Yorkshire after tanker fire

The A19 is closed in both directions between the A61 and the A684 after a tanker caught fire.

The section of the A19 that is closed (Image: Highways England)
The section of the A19 that is closed (Image: Highways England)

Highways England expect it to take until 2.30pm to clear the carriageways.

Long tailbacks have been reported on the A19 with diversions taking people along country roads.