A689 road to Hartlepool reopens after lengthy closure

A major road has reopened following a lengthy closure while police dealt with a lorry with an "unsafe load".

Thursday, 1st November 2018, 11:48 am
Updated Thursday, 1st November 2018, 2:28 pm
A Cleveland Police photograph of the aftermath of the incident on the A689.

The A689 heading into Hartlepool was shut from between around 12.30pm and 2.40pm near the A19-A689 Wolviston roundabout.

Police urged motorists to find an alternative route into town while they dealt with the incident.

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They have now confirmed that the road has reopened.