REGIONAL NEWS: Lorry left dangling off Yorkshire motorway embankment after crash

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.
This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway yesterday morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.

The accident happened close to junction 44 for Aberford and Bramham, near Leeds, this morning in icy conditions.

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Two lanes were closed to traffic during the incident. The HGV driver was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.

This was the scene on a Yorkshire motorway this morning after a lorry lost control and almost careered down an A1(M) embankment.