Upturned vehicle on fire causing tailbacks on A1M in North Yorkshire

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A vehicle has overturned and caught fire on a major road in North Yorkshire this morning (Tuesday, 30 January).

One lane of the A1M is closed due to the fire, slowing traffic to a crawl.

The lane is shut southbound from junction 45 A659 Wattlesyke (Boston Spa) to junction 44 A64 (York / Tadcaster).

Location of the incident