Bus delays after Warkworth crash

Buses are facing major delays after a car crashed into a barrier in Warkworth.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: “At 12.26pm, police received a report of a crash on Castle Street.

“For reasons yet to be determined, a Ford Fiesta hit a barrier and overturned.

“The female driver and a male passenger were removed from the vehicle by the fire and rescue service.

“The driver suffered a sore ankle. Both were taken to Wansbeck General Hospital to be checked over.”

Arriva North East is reporting that its X18 service is ‘suffering serious delays due to a major accident at Warkworth’.