Update - 10.05am, September 16 - The potatoes have been cleared from the road, with all lanes now running, according to Traffic Scotland.

A TRACTOR has spilled potatoes on the A1 – forcing traffic to be diverted.

Police attended at around 7.45am, alongside Traffic Scotland's Trunk Road Incident Support Service (TRISS).

The southbound road after Haddington has now been closed, and traffic is being diverted off the Haddington offslip on to the A199 to rejoin the Thistly Cross roundabout.