Van crash causes delays on A19

The A19 has faced delays in Sunderland this morning.
The A19 has faced delays in Sunderland this morning.

A van has crashed on the A19 causing miles of tailbacks.

The collision has happened on the southbound carriageway, just before the A690 Durham Road junction in Sunderland.

The van has struck the barrier.

Traffic has built up to the turn off for the A1231 Wessington Way and Sunderland Highway.