(UPDATE – 12.20PM): A1 in Northumberland reopened after crash

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

A stretch of the A1 in Northumberland has reopened after a crash this morning.

At just after 9.25am, police received a report of a car having crashed into a garden wall in Warenford.

The A1 northbound had been closed at the junction of Lucker and Warenford as well as the A1 southbound at Ratchwood to allow for emergency services to extract the driver from the vehicle and diversions were in place. The road has now been reopened.

The driver has been airlifted to Newcastle’s RVI hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Nobody else was injured as a result of the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact police on 101 extension 69191, quoting log number 450 27/06/15.