A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

The A19 northbound at Hartlepool.
The A19 northbound at Hartlepool.

A stretch of the A19 has been closed northbound after a driver collapsed at the wheel.

The collision happened between the A179 turn off for Hartlepool and the A181.

Durham Police say that a male driver collapsed at the wheel, causing the crash.

It is not known if any of those involved have been injured.