A CRASH on the A1(M) is causing delays following an accident.

The accident occured on the southbound carriageway between junction 63, at the A167 to Chester-Le-Street, and junction 62, with the A690 at Carrville near Durham, at about 8.15am.

One lane was said to be blocked but all lanes have now reopened.

However, delays of up to 30 minutes are still being reported in the area.