- Tyne Tees
The A1 is closed in both directions at Alnwick with queuing traffic due to accident between B1340 (Alnwick) and B6341 (South Charlton).
Police are on the scene.
The accident happened on the Northbound side at around 5.40pm.
Diversions are in place - for Northbound traffic travel via Denwick, and for Southbound traffic via South Charlton.
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