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17 February 2015, 13:01
Police have told Heart a man has died after this morning's crash on the A1M.
A police spokesperson said: "Police were called to the A1m northbound shortly before 5.55am this morning (Tuesday, February 17) following reports that a vehicle had left the carriageway between junction 6 and 7.
"The northbound carriageway was closed off while emergency services dealt with the incident.
"Sadly, a man died at the scene.
"Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw a black Vauxhall Astra in the area prior to the collision, is asked to contact police via the non-emergency number 101."
The road was closed for most of he morning but has now reopened.