Police close part of A1(M) northbound carriageway following collision

Emergency services have closed part of the A1(M) northbound near Bowburn following a collision.

Friday, 5th November 2021, 3:12 pm
Police have closed part of the A1(M) northbound.

The A1(M) has been closed on the northbound carriageway between Bowburn and Carrville following a collision this afternoon, Friday November 5.

Police say the incident has taken place half a mile north of Bowburn.

Diversions are in place as vehicles are able to leave the motorway at the Junction 61 exit and re-join at Junction 62 Carrville.

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Officers are advising motorists to avoid the area if possible.

A Durham Constabulary spokesperson said: “The southbound carriageway remains unaffected, although traffic is slow near the accident scene.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.”

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