Multi-vehicle smash causes delays on A1 at Washington

A multi-vehicle crash is causing disruption on the A1 at Washington.

Friday, 30th December 2016, 12:13 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:12 pm
Washington Services. Credit: Google.

One lane is closed northbound on the A1(M) prior to Junction 65, at Washington Services, following the collision which involved three vehicles.

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Two lanes remain open, but traffic is said to be very slow and diversions are in place via A195/A182 and back via A1231.

Emergency services are also at the scene of a crash near to the Pemberton Arms on Stockton Road, Cold Heseldon, near Seaham.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.