Collision causes delays on northbound A19

The collision has happened on the A19 between Easington Village and Murton. Image copyright Google Maps.
The collision has happened on the A19 between Easington Village and Murton. Image copyright Google Maps.

Tailbacks are hitting the A19 after a crash on the approach to Dalton Park.

Highways England says the accident has happened between the A182 junction at Easington Village and the A182 turn off to Dalton Park and Seaham.

One of the two lanes was closed collision.

An update has said the crash scene has now been cleared, but congestion is still an issue because of the incident.