Busy Washington roundabout closed after early-morning car crash

A busy roundabout in Washington closed following an early-morning car crash.

Tuesday, 29th October 2019, 6:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th October 2019, 1:41 pm
The road was closed while emergency services attended

A car is believed to have crashed into a lamppost in the early hours of Tuesday morning (October 29).

Emergency services were called at 3.56am to reports of a road traffic collision on the A182 near Biddick Woods.

The road was closed until 5.24am and police say an investigation is ongoing.

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A spokesman for Northumbria Police says the road has now been reopened.

More information to follow shortly.