A LOAD of spilled meat products has blocked one of the main routes through North Yorkshire this afternoon.

North Yorkshire Police are currently at the scene on the A64 in the Huttons Ambo area, between York and Malton.

A police spokesman said: "There's been a large spillage of meat products on the A64 in the Huttons Ambo area, between York and Malton.

"We're at the scene, but traffic is extremely heavy in both directions.

"Please avoid the area while we work to get it cleared up."

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