Man killed in A1 crash in Northumberland

A MAN has died after a two-car crash in Northumberland.

The collision happened just after 1.10pm on the dual carriageway section of the A1 near Swarland.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene alongside the Great North Air Ambulance.

A spokesman for the air ambulance told the Gazette that a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The helicopter wasn’t needed and had no involvement in the aftermath of the crash.

The northbound carriageway of the road is still closed but southbound is open.

Further updates later.