A19 closed after two-car crash on Sunderland stretch

An earlier accident on the A19
An earlier accident on the A19
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Drivers are facing another morning of traffic headaches after an accident near the Wessington Way junction.

The two-car crash happened at about 8am this morning.

The A19 in South Hylton has been closed northbound at the A1231, with congestion backing up to the B1404 Seaton Lane junction.

An accident further south near Hartlepool is also understood to be causing problems.