Traffic: A1(M) reopened following two-vehicle crash

The A1(M) has been reopened following a crash involving two vehicles.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 7:10 am
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 7:37 am
The crash happened on the A1(M) southbound. Picture credit Google

Traffic is moving slowly on the A1(M) southbound due to an accident between the junction with the A167 at Chester-Le-Street and the A690 junction at Carrville.

A lane was blocked due to the accident which is believed to involve two vehicles.

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The accident has now been moved to the hard shoulder and traffic is flowing again.

Earlier reports suggested the traffic was caused by a broken down vehicle by Highways England has confirmed it is an accident.