BREAKING NEWS: A19 closure

MOTORISTS are warned of long delays on a duel carriageway after an accident earlier today.

The A19 southbound is closed between the A182 Murton and the A1086 Easington turn-offs.

Fire crews and police raced to the scene at around 4pm after receiving reports of an overturned car.

It is believed a person had to be cut out of the vehicle.

It is not yet known whether the individual suffered any injuries.

The stretch is expected to re-open at around 6.45pm.