A1 Serious injury collision near Morpeth

Dated: 20 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision, which occurred at 11:30am on Sunday, November 19, on the northbound carriageway of the A1 at the Clifton junction near Morpeth.

The collision involved one vehicle, an ’05 registered blue Ford Focus, which left the carriageway and collided with trees resulting in the 30-year-old male driver sustaining life threatening injuries. 

He was taken by the North East Air Ambulance to the RVI, where he is still receiving treatment, his condition is described as critical.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen this vehicle travelling on the A1 between Gateshead and Clifton prior to the collision or who may have witnessed the vehicle leaving the carriageway.

Witnesses are asked to contact 101 quoting police reference number 426 of 191117.