Multi-vehicle crash causes heavy rush-hour delays on A1

The A1 northbound. Credit Google.
The A1 northbound. Credit Google.

A multi-vehicle smash is causing heavy rush-hour delays on the A1.

The collision on the northbound carriageway on the has closed one lane by the A167 junction near Gosforth.

Police are at the scene and there are heavy delays on the Western Bypass from Junction 76 to A167 / B6324 Westerhope / Stamfordham Road.