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