Motorists are facing delays after a traffic crash on a busy roundabout this morning.
It happened on the roundabout which joins the A184 and A194 at Whitemare Pool, on the outskirts of South Tyneside.
It is not yet known if anyone has been injured in the incident.
A tweet on the NE Traffic News account reads: "Reports of a collision on A184 / A194 Whitemare Pool Roundabout near #Hebburn.
"Delays on approaches."