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

Emergency services have closed part of the A1(M) northbound near Bowburn following a collision.
Police have closed part of the A1(M) northbound.Police have closed part of the A1(M) northbound.
Police have closed part of the A1(M) northbound.

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.

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Diversions are in place as vehicles are able to leave the motorway at the Junction 61 exit and re-join at Junction 62 Carrville.

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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.”

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