Queueing traffic and lane closed due to debris on road, flooding and accident involving two cars on the A19 northbound between the A186 / A191 Benton Road / Whitley Road / A191 Holystone Way (Holystone Roundabout) and the A1056 Killingworth Way.
Lane one (of two) is closed. Police are on the scene. A car has gone into the barrier and then been hit by another car.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Monday night's forecast
North East parents are most likely to raid their children's piggy banks to pay for things such as parking, takeaways and the tooth fairy.
Warmer air feeds in from the south as this week progresses. Temperatures into the high teens by the end of the week