Delays caused on A19 following smash

An accident on the A19 road has caused tailbacks for drivers.

Friday, 18th November 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Monday, 21st November 2016, 12:27 pm
The A19 in Sunderland.

The incident happened at 2.06pm today when a Transit van and a Vauxhall Astra collided on the southbound carriageway, between the Chester Road and Doxford Park turn-offs.

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Recovery crews have been working to clear the scene and all lanes are now open.

No-one is believed to have been injured in the crash.