Motorway delays after crash on A1

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Road users in North Yorkshire are being advised that two lanes are now open on the southbound carriageway of the A1(M) between junctions 48 and 47.

Drivers are facing delays during the evening rush hour following an incident this morning which involved a van and two lorries, one of which was carrying 7,000 litres of vegetable oil. The carriageway had been reduced to one lane but lane two has just been reopened.

Highways England contractors are currently on-site and are working to clear the oil from the carriageway as quickly as possible.

Drivers using this section of the A1(M) are advised to plan their journeys and allow extra time to reach their destinations.

Live traffic information is available on the Highways England’s website and mobile app.

Carl DAmmassa, Group Managing Director  Business Finance, Aldermore

Aldermore supports more than £1bn of asset finance to UK businesses in 2017