LIVE updates: Overturned lorry on A19 closes slip road and causes traffic chaos

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the A19 after a lorry overturned. The incident happened around 11am on Friday and police and fire crews are at the scene. It is not known how the lorry came to be on its side on the A19 northbound exit slip road to the A174 Thornaby.

The exit slip has been closed - as has access to Thornaby. Drivers are being urged to avoid the area while the incident is dealt with. Follow Teesside Live for news, what's on and sport across Teesside and North Yorkshire.

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