Three taken to hospital after A1 Morpeth crash

The A1 is has reopened near Morpeth following a three-vehicle crash. Credit: PA

Three people have been taken to hospital following a crash on the A1 in Northumberland.

Three vehicles were involved in the collision on the A1 near Morpeth at about 10am on Monday 24 July.

Emergency services were called to the scene, including the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS).

The collision caused severe delays on the road and motorists were advised to find alternative routes before it was reopened.

A statement from the North East Ambulance Service said: "We were called to a road traffic collision on the A1 northbound near Hebron, at 10am. We dispatched four double-crewed ambulances, a clinical team leader and requested support from Great North Air Ambulance. 

"Three patients have been taken to Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital by road."

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