Slow traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on A1(M) Southbound between J64 A195 (Washington) and J63 A167 / A183 (Chester-le-Street).
Lane one (of two) was blocked whilst the vehicles were cleared from the carriageway but traffic remains slow past the scene.
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