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The lane, between Holystone and Killingworth, on the A19 northbound will remain closed until inspection of a repaired water main nearby.Read the full story ›
Northumbrian Water says the majority of customers have their water connected after a burst pipe on Thursday.
The burst caused flooding on the A19 which led to chaos for commuters.
North Tyneside Council said it is working with Northumbrian Water to ease congestion and clear water on the A19.
Our teams are working with @nwater_care to clear water on A19. We've suspended some traffic management in the area to help ease congestion.
Backworth Lane (B1322) between Backworth and Seghill was closed from Annitsford Road and Killingworth Way with diversions in place.
A burst water main on the A19 is causing major problems for drivers.
Cramlington police have confirmed a burst water main on the A19 has closed the Killingworth turn off. Drivers are being advised to avoid the area.
This is causing further problems because traffic had been diverted to this area.
Ncl Ops Update due to the burst water main on the A19 traffic is diverting through killingworth causing severe delays to srv's 62/63
Northumbria Police is advising drivers of a burst water main on the A19 in North Tyneside.
Impact of A19 water main: V heavy traffic on Backworth Lane btwn Seghill & Backworth / Greenhills at Killingworth / Holystone approach roads
Northumbria Police is advising drivers in the area to slow down to 5MPH.Read the full story ›
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was hit by a car in North Tyneside.
At around 4pm on January 11th, police received a report that a schoolgirl had been hit by a car on A1056 Killingworth Way in Killingworth.
Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics with suspected serious injuries.
The road has been closed between the Station Road junction and the Greenhills roundabouts to allow officers to deal with the incident.
Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish exactly what happened and are appealing for witnesses. Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may help police should contact officers on 101 quoting log 837 11/01/17.