Motorist taken to hospital following multi-vehicle collision on the A19 close to Washington

A motorist had to be taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on the A19 yesterday evening (January 3).

Tuesday, 4th January 2022, 12:32 pm

The incident occurred between 6pm and 7pm close to A1231 exit for Washington.

A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 6.41pm to a multi vehicle road traffic collision on the A19 southbound carriageway. We dispatched one ambulance crew and transported one patient to Sunderland Royal Hospital."

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The collision resulted in the road being closed for around two hours.

Following the incident, Northumbria Police tweeted: “Officers are on the scene of a collision on the southbound carriageway of the A19 near to the A1231. The road has been closed at this location. Please avoid the area.”

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A motorist had to be taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on the A19.

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