Five-car smash causes delays on A19

Drivers using the A19 faced heavy delays after a five-car shunt this morning

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 11:41 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 11:46 am
The A19 between Sheraton and Castle Eden. Picture from Google Images.

The accident, on the northbound carriageway between Sheraton and Castle Eden, happened shortly before 9am.

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One witness who passed the scene just minutes after the accident said : "One car was across the carriageway and there were bits of debris everywhere.

"There did not seem to be any serious injuries."

The road was fully reopened shortl after 11am.