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Tyre blowout causes two car crash on busy Northumberland road; Drivers were asked to used an alternative route while officers cleared the crash scene in Blyth.

Byline: Kathryn Riddell

Two cars crashed on a busy junction in Blyth after one of the vehicles suffered a tyre blowout.

Police were called to the junction of the B1523 Plessey Road and the A193 Rotary Way just before 7.45am on Saturday.

Two cars had crashed and blocked the junction after one of the vehicles suffered a blowout on the road.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said the collision was "damage only" and nobody had been injured.

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One of the cars has been recovered and the second has been moved off the road.

Officers at the scene had asked drivers to used an alternative route until the crash was cleared.

The road reopened shortly after 9.30am.


The Plessey Road and Rotary Way junction in Blyth

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Publication:The Chronicle (Newscastle upon Tyne, England)
Date:May 5, 2018
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