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Kirby Misperton road closed after woman jumps onto moving lorry

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Habton Road in Kirby Misperton is currently closed after a protester jumped onto a moving heavy goods vehicle at about 3.20pm.

Police officers are at the scene working to remove the woman from the top of the vehicle.

Habton Road is currently closed, and residents and businesses are urged to use alternative routes for their journeys. The road is likely to remain closed for some time.

Superintendent Alisdair Dey, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “This action will cause very significant disruption to the community, including people on their way back from work and school. Officers are at the scene and doing everything they can to minimise the impact on local people.”

Last modified: February 26, 2018