A1M in County Durham closed after crash death
- 17 December 2012
- From the section Tyne & Wear
One person has died in a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on the A1M in County Durham.
Police said both carriageways of the motorway between the A690 at Durham and the A167 at Chester-le-street would be closed for up to four hours.
A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service said they were alerted at 19:07 GMT and confirmed one person had died at the scene.
No further details have been released. Local diversions are in operation.