Traffic clear after crash chaos near Tyne Tunnel

Tyne Tunnel, South Tyneside.
Tyne Tunnel, South Tyneside.

Motorists experienced rush hour delays after a three vehicle crash near the entrance of the Tyne Tunnel today

The A19 northbound was partially blocked, with queueing traffic between the A194 Leam Lane (Lindisfarne Roundabout) and A185 (Tyne Tunnel).

The collision, which was near to the tunnel’s Jarrow entrance, happened at 7.20am.

However, traffic is now back to normal.