UPDATE: Three people taken to hospital following lorry smash on A1(M)

Three people were taken to hospital following a crash on the A1(M) this morning.

Tuesday, 7th January 2014, 12:58 pm

The incident between junction 46 at Wetherby, and junction 45 at Boston Spa, involved two lorries on the southbound carriageway.

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It happened at around 2.45am, and the vehicles had to be separated by fire crews with cutting equipment before they could be recovered. A fuel spillage also had to be cleared before the road could re-open at around 10.15am.

A police spokesman said injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.