Two-car crash on A19 in Sunderland causes tailbacks

Drivers have faced delays following a crash on the A19 in Sunderland this morning.
The A19 in Sunderland.The A19 in Sunderland.
The A19 in Sunderland.

The smash involved a BMW and a Mercedes on the northbound side of the road between the turn-off for the A690 and the A183 at Chester Road.

It is not known if anyone has been injured in the incident.