A19 Northbound, 6 Vehicle RTC prior to A1290 Nissan, road remains closed for approx 1 – 2 hours for recovery ops pic.twitter.com/54fZ3Yp68C
— NE Traffic News (@NECATraffic) April 8, 2016
Two people have been taken to hospital after six-car collision on the A19.
Six vehicles have been involved with a road traffic collision on the A19 northbound this morning.
It is reported that the crash happened near the Nissan Junction at about 7am.
Two people are now receiving hospital treatment following the accident, but the extent of their injuries are not known at the moment.
The road between Nissan and Testos roundabout is currently closed and diversions are in place.
Police have said they expect the road to open around 10am.
The Highways Agency are currently at the scene.
Recovery are now on scene #A19 n/b btwn A1231 + A184 working hard, collecting debris and cleaning carriageway, road remains closed.
— Highways England (@HighwaysNEAST) April 8, 2016
6 vehicle collision on A19. 2 people taken to hospital. S/B passable. Diversions in place N/B. Road expected to be reopened by 10am.
— SouthTyneside Police (@npsouthtyneside) April 8, 2016