A 56-year-old man has died after the Renault HGV he was driving left the road and hit crash barriers at the junction between the A19 and Haverton Hill Road.
It is believed he may have experienced medical problems while at the wheel.
The driver was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital where he later died.
Anybody who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police.
There is disruption on First Transpennine Express line between York and Scarborough due to person being hit by a train.
Lines through the area are currently closed and trains at a standstill. Trains are likely to be delayed by at least 30 minutes.
Plans for the renovation of the Spanish City Dome at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside were revealed this morning.
Kymel Trading Limited has been selected to manage and run the historic Grade II listed building on Whitley Bay’s seafront as part of a £36 million seafront masterplan for Whitley Bay.
The proposals put forward by Kymel Trading Ltd are set to bring at least 75 brand new jobs when the Dome opens to the public, rising to more than 100 once the venue is fully operational.
The jobs boost is expected to bring more than £1million annually into North Tyneside’s economy.
ITV Tyne Tees spoke to the North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn, and asked her what the plans mean for the area.
Train services from Manchester to York, Middlesbrough and Newcastle are subject to delays and cancellations due to problems on the line in West Yorkshire.
Northern Rail is advising disruption could last until 20:00 tonight.
The A171 in North Yorkshire is closed both directions due to accident involving two vehicles between B1266 High Street and A169.
The accident occurred near to Egton village and is affecting traffic between Whitby and Scaling.
There is a diversion in place.
Eastbound where traffic should use the B1266 and westbound the A169
There are delays of up to two hours on Virgin Trains East Coast and Grand Central trains between Grantham and Doncaster due to overhead line problems at Newark North Gate.
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- ***Update: The dog has been recovered and the road has been reopened***.
A dog is reportedly running loose on the carriageway near the Angel of the North.
There is very slow traffic and a road is closed on A1 Western Bypass Northbound between A1(M) J65 / A194M / A1231 / B1288 Birtley and A167 Durham Road / A6127 Newcastle Bank / B1296 Long Bank.