Police warning motorists in Hartlepool to be careful this morning

Police are urging motorists to beware of severe conditions when driving this morning.

Friday, 1st December 2017, 6:10 am
Updated Friday, 1st December 2017, 6:13 am
Police warning motorists to take extra care this morning.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: "Roads remain icy or slushy in places, allow extra time for your journey and drive according to the road conditions."

Northumbria Police say they have already dealt with a number of incidents in the A19 area.

A spokesman said: "Take care if driving on the A19 around Sunderland this morning - road conditions are very poor, and our officers are already dealing with a number of accidents in the local area.

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"Reduce your speed and keep a safe distance from the car in front of you."

And, Durham Police have also issued a warning to motorists about weather conditions in the force area.

A spokesman, said: "Snow and ice are affecting County Durham and Darlington this morning making driving hazardous, de-ice those windscreens, allow extra time for your journey, drive carefully everyone."