Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with car on A1

A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries a collision with a car on the A1.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 3:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 4:30 pm
The collision happened on the A1 near Belford. Image copyright Google Maps.

Northumbria Police were called to the incident near Belford at 11.30am today, Tuesday, July 23.

A force spokesman said: “The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries while the driver of the car was not injured but very shaken by what happened.

“The road was closed for a period of time but has since been re-opened and traffic is moving in the area.”

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The North East Ambulance Service also attended in the aftermath of the collision.

A spokesperson said: “We were called 11.29am this morning to a road traffic collision between a motorbike and a car on the A1 in Belford.

“We dispatched two double-crewed ambulances and a clinical care manager and transported a male patient to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.”