Slow traffic due to people slowing to look at accident on A66 Eastbound between A1150 (Great Burdon Roundabout) and Darlington Road.
A vehicle has left the carriageway near the Longnewton turn.
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Alan Barnes, the Gateshead man who was a victim of an assault which shocked the country, said today that his attacker should be punished.
The majority of the seat is made up of the coastal towns of Scarborough and Whitby and tourism remains a major part of the local economy.
The constituency curls around the east of Newcastle and is made up of large local authority housing developments.