Two-car crash causing delays on the A1M near Boroughbridge

The A1M in North Yorkshire, between Dishforth and Boroughbridge. Photograph © Google Street View

A crash on the A1M is causing long delays this afternoon (Friday, 4 August).

Two cars have crashed on the A1M southbound between J49 Ripon Road (Thirsk / Dishforth) and J48 A6055 (Boroughbridge).

Traffic is built up to beyond the Ripon turn-off at J50. Traffic is also slow on the A168 approaching the A1M.

National Highways say the collision is causing delays of 1½ hours.

It expects the incident to be cleared by 3.15pm, with traffic back to normal by 4pm.