Four-car pile-up causes Easter tailbacks on A1 in Northumberland

Latest news from Northumbria Police.
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

A four-vehicle crash on the A1 near Causey Park, Northumberland, this morning caused long delays for motorists trying to get away for the Easter break.

The single-carriageway section was partially blocked by the accident at around 11.30am and traffic was queuing in both directions between Hebron, near Morpeth, and the Felton turn-off at Old Swarland.

No serious injuries were reported.

There were also reports of poor driving in the congestion and, earlier, motorists not taking account of the wet conditions.