AN overturned lorry carrying wood has closed parts of the A69. 

Northumbria Police said this morning (Thursday) it was dealing with an incident involving a HGV on the A69 westbound (between Hexham Bridge End Roundabout and Stagshaw Roundabout, Corbridge). 

Both carriageways are closed and traffic is building. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

A local diversion is in place and disruption is expected to last into the afternoon.