Collisions cause rush hour delays on A19 and A181

A crash caused long delays on the A19, with a second crash on a road leading to the route leading to further disruption on the roads.

Thursday, 31st January 2019, 7:38 am
Updated Thursday, 31st January 2019, 8:53 am
A collision has happened near to the Dalton Park and Cold Hesledon turn off.

A lane of the southbound carriageway of the A19 between Cold Hesledon and Dalton Park to the A1086 to Easington was closed due to the crash.

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The AA has also reported there were also delays caused by people slowing to look at the accident.

A separate collision led to a partial blockage on the A181 near the A19 Castle Eden Interchange.

The collisions happened at around 8am and were cleared by 9.45am.