A19 closure latest: Both carriageways have now reopened following 'serious incident'
Both northbound and southbound carriageways of the A19 have now reopened following a “serious incident”.
The dual carriageway was shut in both directions between the A689 Hartlepool-Wolviston turn-off and the A1027 Norton-Billingham junction at around 12.15pm on Tuesday.
Northbound lanes reopened at around 1.30pm with the Highways England traffic agency confirming at 3.30pm that the southbound section has also reopened.
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Further details about what Cleveland Police have described as a “serious incident” have still to be revealed.