Two people injured as emergency services attend two-vehicle crash on A19 near Sheraton

A crash took place involving two vehicles on the A19 and two people have been injured.

Wednesday, 4th September 2019, 1:18 pm
The crash took place near to the Sheraton turn-off on the A19 Photo: Google Maps

Fire and ambulance services were called to deal with a crash involving two-vehicles on A19.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue were alerted to a crash involving the vehicles on the A19 southbound approaching the A179 Sheraton turn-off. Crews were called at around 2.20pm on Monday, September 2.

Two appliances from Stranton Fire Station were sent to the scene as one lane was closed.

A spokesperson for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue said: “The fire brigade made vehicles safe and assisted the ambulance with a casualty.”

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The North East Ambulance Service said: “One patient was treated at the scene while the other patient was sent to North Tees Hospital.”

The injuries are currently unknown.

The incident was quickly dealt with by emergency services and at 3.38pm, Highways England reported that the road was made clear and lane one had been re-opened.