One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, three vehicles involved on A189 Southbound at A193 Front Street.
Near to the Asda.
One of the vehicles have overturned in the carriageway.
Emergency Services are on the scene dealing with the incident, affecting traffic into Bebside and Blyth.
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