Update: A171 re-opens between Scarborough and Whitby

The A171 has re-opened after an overturned lorry was cleared from the road, following huge delays.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 14th May 2018, 8:54 am
Updated Monday, 14th May 2018, 1:26 pm
The scene on the A171. Picture: North Yorkshire Police.
The scene on the A171. Picture: North Yorkshire Police.

There were big tailbacks this morning after the vehicle blocked a lane at Pond Hill, which meant the road had to be closed as it was recovered.

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Police thanked drivers for their patience as many motorists were forced to head for the A169 to get to Scarborough from Whitby.