Lorry driver dies in A1(M)

A LORRY driver died after his wagon overturned in high winds on the A(1M) near Doncaster.

Traffic tailed back for miles as emergency services closed the northbound carriageway north of Barnsdale Bar for several hours following the incident.

The driver, a man in his 60s, who has not been named died at the scene.

No one else was injured in the incident which happened just after 2pm yesterday .

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information should contact police on 01924 293047 0r 0845 6060606.