North East workers in coach crash

A coach taking a party of workers home to the North East has crashed on the A1, injuring thirteen

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Coach crash on the A1 injures thirteen

It's been confirmed that eleven people hurt in a coach crash on the A1 were Carphone Warehouse employees from the North East.

A coach heading from London to Newcastle was involved in a collision with a lorry at 5.30am.

The coach, operated by Redwing Coaches of London, had been chartered to take 42 people - Carphone Warehouse staff and their guests - home to Newcastle after a company event at Earl's Court in London.

All thirteen casualties have now been discharged from hospital.

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