Traffic at standstill after crash on A1
Traffic has been brought to a standstill after a crash on the busy A1 motorway.
It happened on the northbound side of the road earlier today near the turn-off for Chester-le-Street.
North East Traffic news tweeted: "A1(M) northbound within J38 | Northbound | Accident."
We'll bring you more details on this story as we get them.