Road reopens after A1 crash but traffic remains heavy near Morpeth
Fed up drivers were left at a standstill following a crash on the A1 in Morpeth.
The three-vehicle smash, reportedly involving a caravan, lorry and car, happened just before the A697 slip road, between the Morpeth South and Morpeth North turn offs, where the roadworks block one lane.
Police and paramedics were called just before 1.30pm to the collision, but officers struggled to get through traffic to the collision, which was blocking the northbound carriageway.
Two people were injured according to the North East Ambulance Service, with one person suffering from chest injuries and another... read more
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