Emergency services dealing with crash on busy South Shields road

Emergency services are at a busy South Shields road where traffic has been brought to a standstill following a rush hour crash.

There are tailbacks this evening following the incident on John Reid Road in South Shields.

Emergency services deal with incident on John Reid Road.

Emergency services deal with incident on John Reid Road.

Police, firefighters and ambulance crews are still on the scene following the accident.

The crash happened at around 5.30pm near the roundabout and the junction with King George Road.

Tailbacks due to incident in South Shields.

Tailbacks due to incident in South Shields.

Vehicles involved with rush hour crash.

Vehicles involved with rush hour crash.