A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

A police car.
A police car.

The A19 has reopened after two lorries and a car collided.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the northbound carriageway near the B1404 Seaham exit, earlier this morning.

The crash initially closed the A19 after the A182 Murton junction and local diversions were in place,

However, one lane later reopened as the accident was being cleared.