Hold-ups on Sunderland road after smash

Drivers faced delays after a crash on a busy Sunderland road this afternoon.

Monday, 14th March 2016, 1:47 pm
Updated Monday, 14th March 2016, 1:51 pm
The A690 Durham Road at East Herrington. Picture from Google Images.

Two cars collided on the eastbound A690 Durham Road at East Herrington shortly before 2pm.

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The eastbound carriageway was blocked and there were knock-on delays westbound as drivers heading into the city centre made their way around the scene.

The North East Ambulance Service was called but a spokeswoman said no-one had been hurt.