HGV rolls on to its side on A59 west of York

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said the single vehicle accident happened at 2.25pm on a stretch between Kirk Hammerton and Moor Monkton. A spokeswoman said crews from Acomb and Tadcaster went to the scene but no one was trapped, and the firefighters were deployed to deal with any spillage of diesel. She said the lorry driver was treated at the scene and taken to hospital by road ambulance.

She said the accident would be causing congestion and advised motorists to avoid the road.

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