Woman taken to hospital after single-vehicle crash on A19 in Sunderland near Chester Road junction
Emergency services attended the scene of a single-vehicle collision on the A19 in Sunderland.
There were 60-minute delays on the road following the incident, which happened shortly before 8am on Friday, September 20, on the northbound carriageway near to the A183 junction.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 7.59am today (Friday), police received a report of a one-vehicle collision on the A19 northbound near Chester Road, Sunderland.
“Emergency services are at the scene. The road is currently closed immediately before the A183 junction and a small diversion is in place.
“Motorists are advised there will be increased congestion as a clean-up operation continues.”
The spokesman later confirmed that a woman was taken to hospital.
Highways England said traffic had to leave the A19 at the exit and rejoin at the entry slip.