Road closure due to an accident in South Tyneside
Emergency services are currently dealing with a two-vehicle accident in East Boldon.
The A184 Front Street is closed in both directions and traffic is moving very slowly.
Two vehicles are believed to have been involved in a serious accident between East Boldon Methodist Church to East Boldon Infant School.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said they are dealing with an incident, but could not give any further details.