Roads reopen after rush-hour chaos on A19 and A1231 in Sunderland

Drivers faced major delays this morning after a series of crashes in Sunderland.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 2nd February 2016, 9:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 2nd February 2016, 12:09 pm
A19 north towards Testos
A19 north towards Testos

The A1231 at Wessington Way was closed to Eastbound traffic this morning after a single vehicle collision over the A19. A diversion was in place via Testos or the A690.

A serious four-vehicle collision left lanes blocked on the A19 Northbound.

A19 north towards Testos

It happened prior to the A1231 at Sunderland Highway. Emergency services were on scene but the road has now reopened.

A section of the A1231 Eastbound was also closed near to Nissan, Washington following a road traffic collision. A diversion was put in place onto the A19 Northbound and back onto A1231 around the incident.

A19 north towards Testos