The ongoing incident took place between the Durham and Chester-le-Street exits.
A statement from Durham Constabulary said: “Police were called to reports of a two vehicle collision between J62 and J63 Northbound on the A1M at 1.40pm this afternoon (January 24).
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“Thankfully nobody was injured and recovery of the vehicles is currently taking place.”
Drivers should approach the area with care.