Officers from North Yorkshire Police responded to a single vehicle collision in which a cement mixer overturned on the A170 between Thirsk and Sutton Bank.
According to emergency services, the road had to be closed for some time due to a complex operation to remove a large truck on Thursday.
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “Traffic alert – A170 closed. The A170 between Thirsk and Sutton Bank is closed due to an overturned cement mixer. As you can imagine the road will be closed for some time while we work to recover the vehicle. . so plan your trips accordingly.”