A19 closed northbound after crash

The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.
The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

The A19 has been closed following a traffic smash this morning.

It happened when a car and a HGV were involved in a collision at Hylton Bridge.

Police are on the scene.

NE Traffic News tweeted: "A19 Northbound, the road is closed after a two vehicle collision between a car and HGV at Hylton Bridge, Police at scene #Sunderland."