POLICE are warning motorists to seek alternative routes after an HGV overturned on the A59 at Blubberhouses, between Skipton and Harrogate.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said at just before 10am today (Tuesday): "We're currently dealing with an overturned HGV on the A59 at Blubberhouses.

"The road is currently closed in both directions and the closure is expected to remain in place until 2pm this afternoon. Please find an alternative route."