Smash brings traffic to a standstill

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RUSH hour traffic has been brought to a standstill on the A19 after a four-vehicle collision.

Police were called to the incident at about 7.45am today after reports of the smash on the northbound carriageway, near the Chester-le-Street turn off.

Officers remain at the scene and it is not yet known if there were any injuries.