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UPDATED: A19 partly closed - now open

South Hylton 2 bridge A19 riverside Wear view

9:00am 27th February 2018
(Updated 10:29am 27th February 2018)


This incident has now been cleared.


Northumbria Police are dealing with an incident on the A19 with advice to avoid the area.

A lorry is apparently slipping down the exit to Sunderland North.

A19 closure N cops Twitter

Meanwhile one lane is blocked, and there's queueing traffic and hazardous driving conditions due to an accident and ice on the A19 Southbound between the A1231 Wessington Way (South Hylton) and A183 Chester Road (Penshaw).

This too is now sorted and traffic is moving freely.

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