Broken down fuel tanker on A19 blocks slip lane

A fuel tanker has broken down on the A19 this afternoon.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 11:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 11:52 am
The A19.

Highways England says that a lane on the northbound side of the road at the exit for the A1231 is blocked.

Crews are on the scene and hoping to clear the disruption.

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Highways England tweeted: "#A19 northbound exit slip for #A1231 #Sunderland.

"There is currently a fuel tanker broken down on the slip blocking 1 of the lanes.

"We are attending and will aim to clear this as quickly as possible.

"Take care passing the scene."