Drivers suffer delays after accident on A690 near Sunderland

The scene of the accident on the A690.
The scene of the accident on the A690.

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.