DRIVERS are facing heavy traffic on the A19 heading north-bound following a three-car smash.
The crash happened on the A19 north-bound just before the A66 and the Tees flyover at 8.55am.
Police say the hold-ups are “solid” and the road is down to just one lane.
One woman is believed to be trapped in one of the vehicles and firefighters are on scene to help get her out.
Details of injuries are not known by police at this stage.