Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.
Just after midnight officers attended the scene near to the Washington Services where the lorry had overturned and is blocking the Northbound carriage way on the A1.
Diversions are in place and attempts to remove the lorry are being made but it is expected the road will remain closed until after 8am this morning (Friday, June 17).
No one was seriously injured in the incident and no other vehicles were involved.
Police advise that motorists allow extra time for their journeys this morning and thank people in advance for their patience.