A1 closed after accident

A stretch of the A1 is closed and there are long queues of traffic after an accident this morning.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 06 August, 2017, 11:24
The southbound A1 is closed.

The southbound carriageway at the junction with the A167 Gosforth is closed due to an overturned vehicle.

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Highways England said the road is expected to be opened at about 12.15pm, with traffic likely to return to normal an hour later.