One person taken to hospital after five-vehicle collision closes lane on the A1M

Fire crews, police officers, the North East Ambulance Service and Highways England attended the scene of a five-vehicle collision on the A1M.

Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 11:35 am
The A1M between Chester-le-Street and Carrville. Picture: Google Images

The incident, confirmed by Highways on its Twitter account at around 1.45pm on Sunday, December 8, partially closed the road southbound between Junction 63, at Chester-le-Street, and Junction 62 at Carrville for around an hour.

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Highways England said traffic passed through the affected area using the hard shoulder.

An ambulance service spokeswoman confirmed one patient was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.