A1M reopens after two-vehicle accident

An accident which partially closed the A1M in County Durham has been cleared.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 9:10 am
Updated Monday, 21st January 2019, 12:09 pm
The A1M northbound. Picture from Google Images

Two lanes of the northbound carriageway were closed between Junction 62 at Carrville and Junction 63 at Chester-le-Street to allow firecrews to work., with traffic passing via the hard shoulder.

Drivers were urged to find an alternative route.

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A Durham Constabulary spokeswoman said: "We were called to reports of a two vehicle collision along the A1(M) at Chester-Le-Street at 9.15am this morning.

"There are no injuries and the road has now re-opened."