Crash on A1231 is cleared

Police at the scene. Picture from North East Live Traffic
Police at the scene. Picture from North East Live Traffic

A crash which was causing delays for drivers on one of the busiest roads into Sunderland has been cleared – but there are still delays.

A two-vehicle collision occurred on the A1231 Wessington Way.

The accident, at the Ferryboat Lane roundabout, caused major hold-ups for eastbound traffic.

Police attended and the scene has now been cleared but there are residual delays.

Queuing traffic. Picture from North East Traffic Live

Queuing traffic. Picture from North East Traffic Live