Two vehicle collision causes morning closure of A19 northbound carriageway near Sunderland

A two vehicle collision caused the A19 northbound carriageway to be closed this morning creating long delays for motorists.

Friday, 1st October 2021, 9:27 am
Updated Friday, 1st October 2021, 1:12 pm

The collision happened close to the A183 junction near Offerton.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 7.35am today we received a report of a two-vehicle collision on the A19 northbound near the A183 roundabout in Sunderland.

“Thankfully nobody has been seriously injured.”

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The carriageway has now been reopened.

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Traffic on the A19 Northbound carriageway following a two vehicle collision. Photograph: North East Live Traffic