Two vehicle collision causes morning closure of A19 northbound carriageway near Sunderland

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A two vehicle collision caused the A19 northbound carriageway to be closed this morning creating long delays for motorists.

The collision happened close to the A183 junction near Offerton.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 7.35am today we received a report of a two-vehicle collision on the A19 northbound near the A183 roundabout in Sunderland.

“Thankfully nobody has been seriously injured.”

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The carriageway has now been reopened.

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