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Crash leads to closure of A1 southbound

Durham Constabulary has closed off the A1 southbound near Durham.
Durham Constabulary has closed off the A1 southbound near Durham.

Traffic has been diverted off the A1 after a collision on the soundbound route.

Durham Constabulary closed the road between Junction 62 at Carrville and Junction 61 at Bowburn due to a crash shortly before 9am.

One lane remains closed as the scene is cleared.