THERE was traffic chaos in Hartlepool town centre after a set of lights failed.
Motorists are being warned to exercise caution at the junctions of Marina Way, Church Square, Stockton Street and Clarence Road, in Hartlepool.
The lights failed at around 2.55pm.
Police officers arrived at the scene at 3.10pm and directed traffic using hand signals.
A Hartlepool Borough Council spokesman said: “I understand police are on-site and engineers are on their way.”