Slow traffic and road closed due to earlier accident on B6280 Carmel Road North at Hummersknott Avenue.
Police directing traffic.
The road has been closed near Abbey Junior School since around 10:00.
The vehicle has been recovered but the closure remains in place as a lamp post has been damaged.
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