A MAJOR road, which had to be closed earlier due to a road traffic collision, has now reopened.

The A1 Northbound between J47 Allerton Park and J48 Boroughbridge had a lane two and three closure earlier today due to the crash.

Speaking from the scene, Sgt Paul Cording of North Yorkshire Poice said: "Traffic is heavy in the area, so please expect some minor delays whilst we arrange recovery."

At around 9.30am, the road reopened fully, Sgt Cording tweeted:


Sgt Cording addded that a further update will be provided soon.