Reports of four-vehicle crash on A19 in Sunderland

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a collision on the A19 in Sunderland.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 08:38 am

There are delays on the A19 heading north, and one lane is obstructed on the main route, after a four-vehicle crash in the Sunderland area – according to the North East Live Traffic service.

Posting the update on Twitter, they said: “A19 Northbound delays and one lane obstructed prior to the A183 Chester Road junction due to a four vehicle collision. Police travelling.”

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 7.51am today, Friday, July 12, police received a report of a four-vehicle collision on the A19 northbound prior to the A183 slip road at New Herrington.

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“Emergency services are at the scene. Thankfully, nobody is believed to be seriously injured.

“One lane of the carriageway has been closed to allow the clear-up operation to take place, and motorists are advised that there may be increased congestion in the area.”

There are reports of a crash on the A19 in Sunderland.