HGV veers off motorway and overturns into field

The lorry in the ditch
The lorry in the ditch

A HGV driver escaped with only minor injuries after his lorry overturned on a motorway.

The vehicle ended up in a ditch and on its side near J43, near Rothwell, of the M1 this morning.

An investigation is ongoing and disruption is likely when the vehicle is recovered.