Traffic at standstill after crash on A1

Traffic has been brought to a standstill after a crash on the busy A1 motorway.

Monday, 15th April 2019, 1:18 pm
Updated Monday, 15th April 2019, 1:24 pm
Traffic is at a standstill on the A1 following an accident.

It happened on the northbound side of the road earlier today near the turn-off for Chester-le-Street.

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North East Traffic news tweeted: "A1(M) northbound within J38 | Northbound | Accident."

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