Drivers face delays following a crash on the A19 this morning.
It happened half a mile north of the A690 roundabout at Doxford Park and involved two cars.
The accident has seen one lane closed half a mile north of the junction.
The NE Traffic Live Twitter account tweeted: "A19 Northbound, one lane closed half a mile north of the A690 Doxford Park junction, due to a two vehicle collision causing delays."
The incident has also caused delays on public transport.
Go North East tweeted: "The incident is causing delays to services 20 & 20A.
"!Buses are currently delayed up to 15 minutes."