Collision on A1 in Northumberland results in death of horse

A horse has died after being struck by a car on the A1 just north of Morpeth on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 11:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 11:55 am
News from Northumbria Police

The collision took place on the northbound carriageway, near the Hebron junction. Police were notified at 5.50am.

The section of road was blocked for a short time while emergency services dealt with the incident, but the A1 remained open with traffic being controlled by police officers.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “Officers attended the scene and assisted moving the horse off the road and uplifting the vehicle.

“The driver of the car, a black Peugeot 208, was believed to have minor injuries.”