Overturned lorry carrying 200 pigs on A59

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision on theA59, Boroughbridge Roadnear Upper Poppleton in Yorkwhich involves two lorries and a car.

The crash was reported at 10.20am today (Thursday 6 November2014).

One of the lorries has overturned and is carrying around 200live pigs.

The road is currently closed and diversions put in placewhile emergency services deal with the incident.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room.