Appeal for witnesses issued after man seriously injured in collision on A1 in Northumberland

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Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after a collision on the A1 in Northumberland left a man fighting for his life.

At 2.30pm on Monday, Northumbria Police received a report of a collision involving a car and a lorry on the A1 southbound near the A697 Longhorsley turn off.

Emergency services attended the area and the driver of the car, a 60-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. He remains in a critical conditional at this time.

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An investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision has been launched by officers from Northumbria Police’s Motor Patrols department and a number of enquiries already carried out.

The A1 north of Morpeth.The A1 north of Morpeth.
The A1 north of Morpeth.

Officers are now asking for anyone with information, or motorists who might have dashcam footage to get in touch.

If you think you can help, please call 101 or use the Tell us Something page on the Northumbria Police website quoting log NP-20220530-0531.