Man injured in Wetherby crash

Breaking news.
Breaking news.

Commuters faced serious delays after a crash on the A1 northbound near Wetherby this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene, a mile south of junction of 46, at about 7am following a report that a lorry had left the carriageway and come to rest in a ditch.

The male driver of the lorry has suffered serious leg injuries and efforts are underway to free him from the cab.

Two northbound carriageways are closed while the driver is recovered and the scene is cleared.