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Crash closes A1 as smoke obscures both carriageways

Parts of the A1 have been closed after a crash between a lorry and a transit vehicle.

The accident which happened around 5.30am on the 19th June resulted in a fire, causing a large amount of smoke to obscure both carriageways.

Emergency services are at the scene, it is not yet known if there are any casualties.

Diversions are in place but motorists are being asked to avoid the area, where possible.

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