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Hole appears on Ocean Road, South Shields

A hole has appeared in a South Shields road Photo: ITV

Police say South Tyneside Council is dealing with a hole which has appeared a road in South Shields.

Officers were called to Ocean Road at 6.30pm on June 18. They found the hole measured approximately one metre wide by 1.5 metres deep in the middle of the road.

One lane of the road remains closed, the left hand lane from the roundabout towards Coston Drive, with barriers in place around the hole for safety - the other lane heading towards Anderson Street is open.

There is traffic disruption Credit: ITV