Police warning motorists in Hartlepool to be careful this morning

Police warning motorists to take extra care this morning.
Police warning motorists to take extra care this morning.

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

"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."