Incident on Sunderland's Wearmouth Bridge closes lane

A crash on Wearmouth Bridge. Credit: North East Live Traffic.
A crash on Wearmouth Bridge. Credit: North East Live Traffic.

An incident on Wearmouth Bridge has left a lane blocked as emergency services deal with the situation.

The emergency incident occurred on the northbound carriageway of the A1018 Wearmouth Bridge during the morning rush-hour.

Police cars and a fire engine were at the scene.

Northumbria Police tweeted: "Emergency services currently on scene Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland dealing with an incident.

"Lane 1 Northbound is currently closed as a result. Lane 2 still running but may be delays in the area."