A1 reopens following collision between Alnwick and Berwick in Northumberland

The A1 has reopened in both directions in Northumberland following an earlier collision.

Monday, 1st August 2022, 1:12 pm
Updated Monday, 1st August 2022, 3:05 pm

National Highways reported the closure between the B1340 (near Alnwick) and the A1167 (near Berwick-upon-Tweed) around 1pm.

The collision resulted in a large oil spillage across the carriageway.

Emergency services including Northumbria Police attended and highways staff cleared the road.

The A1 near Ellingham.

The road was reopened shortly after 2pm.