Traffic queues after two-car accident

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LARGE tailbacks were being reported near Hartlepool after a two-car accident.

One lane was reported closed and queueing traffic was building up after an accident on the A19 at Wolviston, southbound at the A689.

The incident was said to be causing congestion in the area, including eastbound on the A689.

Web reports indicated that the incident was on the A19 southbound, and was causing delays past Elwick due to a lane closure just after Wolviston following an accident.