Two HGVs crash on A697

One lane on a stretch of the A697 in Northumberland was closed earlier today following a collision between two HGVs this morning.

Monday, 30th January 2017, 11:09 am
Updated Monday, 30th January 2017, 2:01 pm
The scene of the crash. Picture by Robbie Burn

The incident happened at around 10.45am, north of the Powburn junction at Low Hedgeley.

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A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said that the drivers of both vehicles suffered minor injuries. The southbound carriageway was closed, but it has now reopened.