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Dunston A1 collision

10 Nov 2017 13:40 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a three vehicle collision on the A1 in Gateshead.

It happened at 4.37am in the early hours of Friday, November 10, at the Dunston interchange, junction 70.

A black coloured VW Polo car was travelling south in the northbound carriageway when it collided with two other vehicles who were travelling north. Fortunately no one was injured, but vehicles were damaged in the collision. The road was closed for approximately two hours while the vehicles and debris was removed.

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit.

Police are appealing for witnesses anyone who saw the VW Polo on the A1 or in the area of the MetroCentre before the collision is asked to contact motor patrols on 101 quoting reference 111 of 10/11/17.