Drivers suffered delays after an crash on the A690 near Sunderland this morning.
One lane of the road at Stratstone garage at Stoneygate, near Houghton-le-Spring, was blocked by the accident, which happened at about 10.30am.
It involved one vehicle, which appeared to have the road and struck a lamp-post.
The road was quickly fully reopened. It is not known at present if anyone was hurt in the incident.