An 11 year old boy has been airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries following a collision on the A69 between Greenhead and Haltwhistle. A Range Rover left the road and crashed onto the railway line. It received a glancing blow from a passing freight train.
The train stopped further down the line and there are no reported injuries from those on board the train. Police believe there was a second car involved and they are treating it as a crime scene.
An accident is has closed the A1 Western Bypass northbound carriageway at Birtley. There is queueing traffic between the Angel Of The North and Coalhouse Roundabout. The accident involved two cars, two lorries and a motorbike. There is also a fuel spillage.
A66 Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to debris on road and accident, two lorries involved on A66 Westbound from A67 to Stainmore. Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to debris on road and accident, two lorries involved on A66 Westbound from A67 to Stainmore