Accidents bring rush hour chaos to A1

A series of accidents has caused rush-hour chaos for drivers on the southbound A1.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 6:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:20 am
The A1M southbound slip-road at Junction 63. Picture from Google Images

The inside lane and hard shoulder of the southbound slip-road are closed at Junction 63 for Chester-le-Street after an accident and the road is not expected to reopen fully for another hour.

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Police also dealt with two minor collisions and a broken down HGV in the Birtley area, with one lane closed.

The road is now fully reopen but raffic is still queuing.