Traffic delayed after part of A1 closed in Northumberland

One lane of the A1 in Northumberland was closed earlier today after a caravan suffered a puncture.

Saturday, 21st May 2016, 12:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st May 2016, 13:11 pm
News from Northumbria Police

One northbound lane, between the A197 Morpeth South turn-off and the A697, was closed for a short time.

The fire service and police attended following reports of smoke coming from the vehicle.

A police spokesman said the caravan had a punctured tyre, which was changed and the road reopened.