UPDATE (8PM): Two crashes near Alnwick

The second crash, in which a car rolled onto its side on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Adam Sparrow.
The second crash, in which a car rolled onto its side on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Adam Sparrow.

The A1068 between Alnwick and Lesbury has reopened following a crash, while another less serious collision has taken place on the Alnwick Moor road.

The incident on the A1068 is reported to have taken place just past the A1 flyover around 4pm. Full details have not been confirmed, but two people are understood to have been taken to hospital.

Emergency services on the scene of the crash on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Steve Miller

Emergency services on the scene of the crash on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Steve Miller

The collision involved two vehicles and the road was closed to facilitate recovery of the vehicles from The Oaks roundabout in Alnwick to the Lesbury roundabout, but reopened around 7.30pm.

Meanwhile, around 6.45pm, police were called to an incident on the B6341 Alnwick Moor road, in which no one was seriously injured. It has been reported that a car rolled just after the Abberwick/Brizlee turn-off. It was not necessary to close the road.

The crash on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Steve Miller.

The crash on Alnwick Moor. Picture by Steve Miller.

Police close the road at the Oaks roundabout in Alnwick to allow emergency services to attend to the first crash today. Picture by Adam Sparrow

Police close the road at the Oaks roundabout in Alnwick to allow emergency services to attend to the first crash today. Picture by Adam Sparrow