Crash and break-down mean delays for drivers on the A19

An accident and a break-down have caused delays for drivers on the A19 this morning.

Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 7:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 8:11 am
There are delays on the A19 this morning

Lane two was closed southbound, after the B1320 Peterlee entry slip, due to a collision.

Highways England has confirmed all vehicles have now been recovered and the road has reopened.

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There are more problems on the same carriageway further south.

Lane one is closed between the A179 and A689 junctions near Hartlepool due to a broken down vehicle.

Recovery is en route but traffic is tailing back for several miles.