A1 Western Bypass closed at Gateshead following serious collision

Northumbria Police are currently dealing with a serious collision on the A1 Western Bypass in Gateshead.

The collision occurred at 11.15am this morning, Sunday, June 22, when police received a report of a collision involving two vehicles on the A1 southbound, near the Angel of the North.

The road is currently partially blocked and emergency services are at the scene.