A1 reopens after tanker suffers damaged tyre near Felton

The A1 has reopened following an earlier incident involving a tanker.
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A fire was initially reported but it was later confirmed to be a tyre blowout.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 8.30am today (Monday) officers were alerted to a tanker that suffered a damaged tyre on the A1 near Felton, Northumberland.

“The road is now clear.”