A DRIVER was injured as a two-vehicle crash caused rush-hour delays for South Tyneside commuters today.
Police received reports at 8.12am of a collision on the sliproad from the westbound A184 on to the A194 at White Mare Pool south, just outside the borough boundary.
The slip road was closed and diversiosn put in place, causing considerable traffic congestion.
Police, ambulance and the fire service attended, and one driver was treated at the scene.
The road was re-opened by 9am and traffic is now flowing freely.