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A1 Southbound closed after multi-vehicle pileup

Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

There are heavy delays and queuing traffic on the A1 Western Bypass.

It's after a multi-vehicle collision on the Southbound carriageway near the Angel of The North.

The pileup happened at A6127 Newcastle Bank / A167 Durham Road / B1296 Long Bank, close to the Bowes Incline.

There are traffic jams to Chowdene Bank / Kingsway South at the Coalhouse Roundabout.