Car goes down embankment off A19

A car has gone down an embankment off the A19 this morning.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 6:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 7:10 am
The A19 just outside Hartlepool.

It happened on the northbound side of the road near to the Sheraton turn-off at Hartlepool.

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Police and fire officers have rushed to the scene to deal with the incident.

The incident has caused tailbacks on the busy road.

No further details have been made available at this stage by the authorities.