LIVE updates: Lorry driver cut free after vehicle overturns on busy Teesside route

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash at a busy Middlesbrough interchange after a lorry overturned. The incident happened just before 9am on Tuesday and police, ambulance and and fire crews are at the scene. It is not known how the lorry came to be on its side on the A19 southbound slip road from the A174 Parkway.

The exit slip has been closed. Drivers are being urged to avoid the area while the incident is dealt with. Like the Teesside Live Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join our group dedicated to court and crime coverage.

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