UPDATE: Road reopened after lengthy closure

Northumberland Gazette latest
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A stretch of the A697 in north Northumberland which has been closed since this morning following a two-vehicle collision has just reopened.

Part of the road, south of Wooler, was shut in both directions after police received a call at 9.46am about the smash. Police, fire and ambulance services have been at the scene.

Speaking to the Gazette just before 6pm, a police spokeswoman confirmed the road had been reopened, but she did not have any details about the severity of the collision.