One lane reopens after overturned vehicle closes A19 southbound at Sunderland

The A19 at Sunderland. Pic: Google.
The A19 at Sunderland. Pic: Google.
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A vehicle has overturned on the A19 causing heavy delays southbound between Sunderland and Doxford Park.

One lane has now reopened after the incident, near the A183 Chester Road junction, initially left both lanes blocked

There is severe disruption between the Testo's roundabout junction and A690 Herrington Interchange.

Emergency services are in attendance.