Two taken to hospital after three-vehicle collision closes A69 in Northumberland

The A69 was closed on Tuesday afternoon after a three-vehicle crash
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Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash on the A69 in Northumberland.

Emergency services were called to the B6309 junction for Bywell after a three-car collision at 3.15pm on Tuesday. The road was closed for several hours and traffic was diverted towards Bywell and Stocksfield to rejoin the major road at Styford Roundabout near Corbridge.

Two people were taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle and the North East Ambulance Service were assisted by colleagues in the North West Ambulance Service, who came across the scene.

A spokesperson from the North East Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 3.15 this afternoon to a three vehicle road traffic collision on at the junction of the A69 and B6309.

"We dispatched two double crewed ambulance and were also supported by colleagues from North West Ambulance Service who came across the scene. One patient was treated at the scene and two patients were taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary."

Northumbria Police were called at 3.15pm to a three-vehicle collision on the A69 westbound near the junction with the B6309. Nobody was believed to be seriously injured. Road was temporarily closed but since reopened.