Very slow traffic and partially blocked due to accident, a van and a car involved on Burn Road at Green Street.
Near to the traffic lights next to Tesco, affecting traffic between the A689 and the A178 Mainsforth Terrace.
Traffic is also very slow on the A689 leaving town.
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The A1 southbound near the Angel of the North has now reopened after a fatal collision forced it to close.
Thousands of Newcastle fans are expected to boycott today's game against Tottenham at St James' Park.
Fine and mostly dry with some sunny spells for the first half of the new working week