Man fighting for life after car collides with lorry on A1

Police are now appealing for witnesses

A man has been left fighting for his life after a collision on the A1 in Northumberland on Monday afternoon.

Officers are appealing for witnesses of the incident which took place at 2:30 pm on Monday, May 30.

The collision involved a car and a lorry and took place on the A1 southbound near the A697 Longhorsley turn off.

Emergency services attended the scene and the driver of the car, a 60-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

He remains in a critical condition at this time.

An investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision has been launched by officers from Northumbria Police’s Motor Patrols department and a number of enquiries already carried out.

The collision happened on the A1 in Northumberland (Image: Google Streetview)The collision happened on the A1 in Northumberland (Image: Google Streetview)
The collision happened on the A1 in Northumberland (Image: Google Streetview)

Officers are now asking for anyone with information or motorists who might have dashcam footage to get in touch.

If you think you can help, please call 101 or use the Tell us Something page on the police website quoting log NP-20220530-0531.