Lane on part of A19 closed after traffic smash

Police have closed a lane on part of the A19 after a crash this morning.

Thursday, 16th November 2017, 5:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:01 pm
The A19 at Billingham. Copyright Google Maps.

It happened on a section of the road between the A689 and the A1027 at Billingham.

Police are on the scene to deal with the aftermath of the collision.

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The road was closed in both directions for a period of time but the southbound carriageway is now open again.

Highways England tweeted: "Multiple vehicle collision #A19 between #A1027 and #A689 near #Billingham @ClevelandPolice have re-opened the northbound carriageway.

"The southbound carriageway remains closed for recovery and clean-up work."