Road crashes on A1 lead to delays

SEVERE delays were caused on the A1 near Boroughbridge this morning (Monday, March 14) after two vehicles collided with the central reservation in separate incidents.

Police received reports of the two collisions – one on the northbound carriageway and the other on the southbound carriageway – which happened about a mile north of junction 47, the turn-off for Allerton Park, at 7.45am.

The drivers of the two vehicles – a silver Nissan Almera and a silver Renault Megane – did not require medical treatment and the carriageways were cleared by 8.45am.