Two vehicle smash closes busy South Tyneside road

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Lizard Lane is Whitburn is closed after an accident this morning.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene, at the road's junction with Cedar Grove, after a two-vehicle accident shortly after 8am.

The road is closed between Souter View and Sycamore Road in both directions.

One person was taken to South Tyneside Hospital but it is not believed they were seriously hurt.