Crash partially blocks A1M in North Yorkshire

The A1(M) at junction 49, the turning to Thirsk and Dishforth. Photograph © Google Street View

A crash is causing problems for drivers on the A1M in North Yorkshire this evening (Tuesday).

The southbound carriageway is partially blocked from J50 (A61 / Ripon) to J49 Ripon Road (Thirsk / Dishforth).

The AA reports that traffic was held for around 35 minutes, and it is still slow going.

According to National Highways, the problems are expected to clear between 7pm and 7.15pm.

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