Queueing traffic and one lane blocked due to two accidents on A1 Northbound at A167 Durham Road / A6127 Newcastle Bank / B1296 Long Bank (Bowes Incline Angel Of The North), congestion on A1(M) to Washington Services.
Lane two (of two) is blocked near the Angel of the North.
Up to seven vehicles have been involved in the accidents.
Police are en-route.
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