MOTORISTS are urged to avoid Sutton Bank, in North Yorkshire, as a lorry has got stuck on the route.

At about 8.15am, North Yorkshire Police said it had been called to deal with the HGV which got into difficulty on the route, which is a stretch of extreme gradient on the A170 in the North Yorkshire Moors near Thirsk.

A police spokesperson said: "Please use an alternative route is possible - Thank You."