Road re-opens after crash.

A TWO-car crash closed the A1 at Morpeth for a spell earlier today.

The accident happened on the southbound carriageway, just past Wansbeck Bridge, at about 11.10am.

A man was taken to Wansbeck Hospital with serious injuries, but they are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed for a short time, but has now re-opened.

Any witnesses to the collision should contact police on 101, ext 69191.