Motorist taken to hospital after possible ‘medical incident’ results in collision on A1(M)

A motorist has been taken to hospital after a what was believed to have been a “medical incident” resulted in a collision on the A1(M).

The one-vehicle collision took place at 2.40pm this afternoon (August 23) close to Durham, between junctions 60 and 61.

A statement from Durham Constabulary said: “The driver of a white Vauxhall van is believed to have suffered a medical incident at the wheel, and was taken to University Hospital of North Durham as a precaution.

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“Nobody was injured, and no other vehicles were involved.”

A motorist has been taken to hospital after what was believed to have been a medical incident behind the wheel of their van.