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Car and coach in crash on A19 in County Durham

A collision involving a coach and a car happened ay 11am on the A19 near Seaham in County Durham.

Police have confirmed casualties, but the number is not known at this time.

The 19 has been closed after the crash. Credit: ITV News

The A19 has been closed to allow an air ambulance to land on the road.

Other ambulance crews, firefighters and the police are at the scene, near to the A1018 turn-off to Ryhope.

Delays on the A19 due to broken down tanker

There are big delays on the A19 this morning.

It's due to a broken down tanker around the A690 Durham Road.

One lane closed, queueing traffic and long delays due to broken down tanker on A19 Northbound around A690 Durham Road / B1286 City Way (Herrington Interchange), congestion to B1320 Burnhope Way / Mill Hill.

– INRIX Traffic

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Woman in eighties dies in A19 crash

An elderly woman has died after a three vehicle crash on the A19 in North Yorkshire.

Police say a woman in her eighties died at the scene of the incident at the A684 Ellerbeck Junction near Northallerton. She was driving a silver Skoda Fabia which was involved in a crash with a white van shortly after 10am.

Police say the driver of the van has been taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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