Southbound A19 near Hartlepool fully reopens after accident
An accident which partially closed the southbound A19 near Hartlepool has been cleared.
One lane was blocked on the southbound carriageway, near to Elwick.
Police received a report of a four-car collision between Sheraton and the Windmill Hotel at 7.15 am
There were significant delays in the area and drivers were urged to find an alternative route.
There are no reports of any injuries.