Motorists faced delays on the A1 this afternoon after a two-car crash at Gateshead.
Emergency services were called to the Northbound carriageway near to the Angel of the North at around 12:15pm. Those involved were treated for minor injuries.
Two of three lanes were closed after the accident, although one has since re-opened.
More top news
The Environment Agency has put a flood warning in place for the River Ouse in York.
Residents are being warned to take immediate action as a severe flood warning has been issued for Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire.
Gluten free food will no longer be available on prescription to adults in Scarborough and Ryedale from next month.