Traffic delays after four-car smash

COMMUTERS faced traffic hold-ups this morning following a four-car smash on the A19.

A silver Vauxhall Corsa, a silver Peugeot 406, a red Volkwagon Golf and a red Ford Transit van are involved in the smash on the southbound carriageway near to the A1027 Billingham turn-off at 7.40am.

Huge queues are reported in the wake of the crash, with traffic said to be backed up to Dalton Piercy, but it has now been cleared.

Police currently have no reports of any serious injuries to any of the drivers involved.