Fatal crash on A1 motorway

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash this morning in which a man died of his injuries. The crash happened on the A1 near to Felton.

Man named in fatal A1 crash

Police have named a man who died after a crash on the A1 near Felton yesterday (November 12th) as Nigel Sowerby.

The 37-year-old from Cleckheaton in West Yorkshire was involved in a collision involving three vehicles on the A1 near Felton shortly before eight o'clock in the morning on November 12th.

He was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle by air ambulance, but subsequently died of his injuries.

A 49-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information, to contact them on 101.

Police appeal after fatal crash on A1

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash on the A1 near to Felton in Northumberland that happened shortly before eight o'clock this morning (November 12th).

Three vehicles were involved in the collision where a man died - a BMW, a VW van and a Citroen car.

The driver of the VW van was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle by air ambulance, but subsequently died of his injuries.

A passenger in the VW van was taken to Wansbeck Hospital, where it is believed he is not suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the BMW also suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Citroen was unhurt.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Anyone who may have information about this morning's crash should contact Northumbria Police.

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Road closed after serious crash on A1

The crash on the A1 has led to long delays and traffic disruption
The crash on the A1 has led to long delays and traffic disruption Credit: ITV

A number of people have been taken to hospital following a serious crash on the A1 in Northumberland.

It happened shortly after 7 o'clock this morning close to the junction with the B6345 Park Road near the village of Felton.

Police say that three vehicles were involved in the collision on the northbound carriageway.

No details have been released yet about the condition of the casualties.

The road remains closed and there are diversions in place.

The road is expected to remain closed for some time
The road is expected to remain closed for some time Credit: ITV