A183 reopens after three-vehicle crash causes delays near A1(M)

Drivers were facing delays earlier this evening after a section of the A183 was closed in both directions following a crash.

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 5:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th October 2018, 6:13 pm
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There were reports of a three-vehicle collision with closures in place on the road from the A1(M) J63 (Chester-le-Street) to the A1052 at Bournmoor.

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North East Live Traffic, run by the North East Combined Authority, said police have been dealing with a collision on the A183 Newbridge Bank.

Picture c/o Google Streetview

There were warnings of residual traffic, but this is now believed to have cleared.