Main North Yorkshire road closed ‘for hours’ after lorry stuck across both carriageways

Sutton Bank on the A170

Drivers are being warned to avoid a key stretch of road this lunchtime after an incident with a lorry.

The A170 at the bottom of Sutton Bank near Thirsk is closed after an HGV became stuck across both carriageways.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The road is expected to remain closed for several hours. Motorists are asked to please avoid the area and use alternative routes.”