Section of A19 to close after car overturns as emergency services are called

A car has overturned on the A19 near to the A690 turn off at Doxford Park and emergency services are at the scene.

Friday, 5th February 2021, 1:10 pm

Police were called after a car over turned on the A19 northbound prior to the A690 turn-off at Doxford Park at around 12.10pm on Friday.

Thankfully the driver has not been seriously injured.

Northumbria Police have confirmed that a section of the northbound carriageway will be closed at the A1018 junction to allow a clear-up and tackle areas of the road that have flooded.

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A force spokesman said: “Shortly before 12.10pm today we received a report of a one-vehicle collision on the A19 northbound prior to the A690 turn-off at Doxford Park.

“Thankfully the driver was not seriously injured.

“Emergency services are at the scene.

"The northbound carriageway will be closed in due course at the A1018 junction to allow a clear-up and tackle areas of the road that have flooded. A diversion will be in place.”

A car has overturned on the A19 northbound near to the A690 slip road. Photo by Nath Wilson.

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