Police close A1 at Berwick after crash

THE A1 was closed in both directions between the Ord roundabout and the Paxton turn-off this afternoon.

Police have been forced to put diversions in place due to a collision involving a lorry and a car.

The crash happened around 2.45pm on the northbound carriagewaynear to the Berwick bypass. The lorry is currently blocking both sides of the carriageway.

Emergency services are currently at the scene and the road is closed. Diversions have been put in place.