Rush hour tailbacks on A19 after four-vehicle collision causes oil spill

Four cars have collided and caused an oil spillage on the A19 in Sunderland.

Monday, 25th April 2016, 4:28 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2016, 5:33 pm
A collision, and oil spill, has taken place on the a19 southbound.

The accident happened southbound between the junctions with the A690, at Doxford Park, and the A1018 at about 4.50pm today.

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Lane two was closed for a short while while the vehicles were removed.

The A19 is now back open but there is still residue on the road and delays are likely