LATEST: A1 delays after incident
Both lanes are now open.
However, long delays are expected on the Southbound carriageway.
Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.
The A1 has been closed in both directions due to an earlier incident.
A car has collided with a barrier between junctions 61 (Bowburn) and 60 (Bradbury).
There is stationary traffic in the area and motorists have been advised to use a different route.
An air ambulance is currently at the scene.
The A1 in both directions between junction 60 and 61 is currently closed to allow the air ambulance to land. Northbound will reopen when the helicopter has left. pic.twitter.com/5BJoorrgeO— Durham Constabulary (@DurhamPolice) February 22, 2018
Emergency services were called to a one vehicle collision involving a Red Seat Ibiza on the A1(M) at the Bowburn Interchange, (Northbound Carriageway) today at about 3.00pm (February 22).— Durham Constabulary (@DurhamPolice) February 22, 2018
The road is currently closed to allow for an air ambulance to arrive, updates will follow. pic.twitter.com/KVch0GuCWj
More to follow...