Police have released the name of a lorry driver who was killed in a crash between two lorries and a car on the A19 on Tuesday morning. Andrew Nimmo, 24, from Murton near Seaham, was due to be married.
Cleveland Police has confirmed that one man has died in the collision on the A19 and two others are seriously injured.
The A19 may remain closed until mid-afternoon.
Severe crash involving two lorries and a car on the A19 between Acklam and the Parkway. The road is closed in both directions.
The A19 is now closed in both directions between the junctions with the A1130 and the A174, due to a serious accident. It is expected to reopen at 9.45am.
The A19 southbound is closed between the junctions with the A1130 and the A174, due to a serious accident. It is expected to reopen at 9.45am.
The A19 northbound near Seaton Burn roundabout is closed after a crash involving four vehicles.
Police were alerted about 11:55am today, August 3. Those involved suffered minor injures.
A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A19 in County Durham.
It happened at 2.45am on Saturday, July 6th.
The names of the two victims have not been released.
Police say the man was 20 years old, and the woman was 21.
The driver of the lorry, a 51 year old man from Pontefract, was unhurt.
He has been arrestred on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
After being interviewed at Peterlee police station, the driver was released on police bail pending further enquiries.
The A19 was closed in both directions near the Hawthorne Services for much of the day.
At 4pm on Saturday police said the southbound carriageway had been re-opened, and one lane of the northbound carriageway was open.
– Sergeant Jonathan Morgan, Durham Constabulary
"Whilst we work to establish what happened in the lead up to this collision, we ask anyone who may have seen either vehicle prior to this crash to come forward."
The A19 southbound is closed - queueing traffic due to an overturned car between the A1046 Haverton Hill Road (Portrack Interchange) and the A1130 Levick Crescent.
The car was travelling on the northbound carriageway when it flipped over onto the southbound carriageway.
The road is expected to remain closed for several hours. Police have extended the closure back to the Portrack Interchange.
Diversion is via the A66.