Accident closes A1 in north Northumberland

A police officer examines the vehicles involved in the crash on the A1  near Buckton today (Thursday).
A police officer examines the vehicles involved in the crash on the A1 near Buckton today (Thursday).

The A1 was closed in both directions in north Northumberland this afternoon following a crash near Belford.

It happened at 2.14pm when a car – an Isuzu – and an HGV were involved in a collision.

The driver of the Isuzu was treated by paramedics at the scene and has been taken to the RVI in Newcastle for treatment.

Police put diversions in place.

The northbound diversion was via the B6349 at Belford while the southbound route was via the B6353 at Fenwick.