One lane has reopened on the A19 following pile up

The A19 northbound now has one lane re-opened following the closure this morning near Peterlee due to a multi-vehicle collision.

Emergency services are dealing with the accident and motorists were being diverted at the main Peterlee roundabout.

One eyewitness said it is believed to be up to 15 vehicles involved in the collision.

Reports of snow causing traffic problems.

Reports of snow causing traffic problems.