Sunderland road closed after incident
A road in Sunderland has been closed due to an earlier incident.
Fulwell Road is closed completely between Sandringham Road and Roker Baths Road.
A van has ended up on it's side after a serious collision.
The area is closed to pedestrians and police are urging drivers to avoid the area if possible.
UPDATE - 16:46
The road closure is set to be in place for approximately four hours due to the serious collision.
That was set from 4:20pm this afternoon.
Police are on scene dealing with a Road Traffic Collision at Fulwell Road, Sunderland. The road is currently closed between Sandringham Road and Roker Baths Road. Please be patient and avoid the area if you can. pic.twitter.com/tgmLGDIKif— Northumbria Police (@northumbriapol) March 5, 2018
Fulwell Road update: all side roads are also closed within the closure area which is now between Sandringham Rd and Roker Baths Rd near The Cambridge Ph in #Sunderland and please avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/eu6VjY1lPe— North East Live Traffic (@NELiveTraffic) March 5, 2018