Long delays were caused this morning following a four-vehicle crash on a County Durham road.

Durham Police have confirmed they were alerted to the collision on the A1(M) southbound in Carville at around 7:40am.

They also confirmed four vehicles were involved in the incident which caused long delays on the road this morning.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

A Durham Police spokesperson said: “Police were alerted to a collision which happened on the A1(M) southbound just after junction 62, Carville, this morning.

“Four vehicles were involved in the collision, which happened shortly before 7.40am.

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“Thankfully, nobody was injured.”

AA traffic maps reported there were severe delays on the A1(M) Southbound between junction 63 A167 in Chester-le-Street and Junction 61 A688  Tursdale Road in Bowburn due to the incident.

The incident has now been cleared according to AA’s road maps.