B1318 Great North Road closed in both directions due to accident, two cars involved between Forsyth Road and A189 Jesmond Dene Road (Blue House Roundabout). Police directing traffic. Also affecting B1318 Great North Road Southbound between Forsyth Road and A167 / A167(M)
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