Long tailbacks on A1 due to broken down lorries

Motorists are being warned of huge tailbacks on the A1 following the breakdown of two vehicles.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 9:28 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 2:29 pm
A1 tailbacks due to broken down lorries.

One is lane is blocked on both the southbound and northbound carriageways between the J66 and J65 near Birtley.

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The build up of traffic is due to two seperate broken down vehicles, both believed to be HGVs.